The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published a final rule extending several compliance deadlines for specific provisions in four of the seven major FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) final rules. The extensions affect provisions of the Preventive Controls for Human Food, Preventive Controls for Animal Food, Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP), and Produce Safety rules. The extensions each address specific issues that were brought to the agency’s attention by industry. Importantly, these are limited extensions for particular issues, rather than blanket extensions of the compliance date for the entire regulations.
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