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FDA Extends Until January 31 for Food Facilities to Re-Register

Below are the latest and greatest updates regarding compliance with the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).  It includes background on FSMA, an update from FDA with 2 new guidance documents, FDA’s extension to file biennial registrations, and an update on FDA using its enforcement power to suspend a facilities registration – meaning they can READ MORE

Biennal Registration Requirement is Up and Running!

Biennial Registration Renewal for Food Facilities is now available, as of October 22, 2012. Here’s what you need to know about FDA’s new FSMA requirement on Bioterrorism Act registrations. Owners, operators, or agents in charge of domestic or foreign facilities that manufacture/process, pack, or hold food for consumption in the U.S. are required to register the facility with READ MORE

Don’t Let Your Bioterrorism Act Registration Lapse

The Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011 (FSMA) has for the first time, specifically put the onus on importers to have a program to verify that the food products they are bringing into this country are safe. The idea behind FSMA is to change FDA regulatory enforcement and focus to more of a preventative approach, READ MORE