WSU Whatcom County Extension

Agriculture in Whatcom County

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Food Safety Modernization Act

 

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years, was signed into law by President Obama on January 4, 2011. It aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it.

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

 

FSMA Proposed Rule for Preventive Controls for Human Food: Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food:

Fact Sheet

Proposed Rule

 

FSMA Proposed Rule for Produce: Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption

Fact Sheet

Proposed Rule

 

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition has developed some easy to read outreach about FSMA

http://sustainableagriculture.net/fsma/

 

 

 

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