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FDA Releases Multitude of FSMA Guidance Documents and Resources

FDA has released a multitude of FSMA resources, announcements and guidance documents in August and September including: Constituent Update: Produce Safety Rule Compliance Dates Delayed, September 12, 2017 Compliance Guide for Small Entities on the Produce Safety Rule, September 2017 Sixth Chapter of Guidance for the Human Food Preventive Controls Rule, August 30, 2017 Small [...]

By |2017-10-19T10:18:54-04:00October 19th, 2017|Food Safety Modernization Act, FSMA|0 Comments

FDA Announces FSMA Fees for FY2018

On August 2, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published in the Federal Register the Domestic and Foreign Facility Reinspection, Recall and Importer Reinspection Fee Rates for Fiscal Year 2018.  The fees are $248 per hour if domestic travel is required and $285 per hour if foreign travel is required.  The fees are [...]

By |2017-08-04T10:31:16-04:00August 4th, 2017|Food Safety Modernization Act, FSMA, Reinspection Fees|0 Comments

FDA Announces FSMA Reinspection Fees for FY2017

On August 1, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published in the Federal Register the Domestic and Foreign Facility Reinspection, Recall and Importer Reinspection Fee Rates for Fiscal Year 2017.  The fees are $221 per hour if domestic travel is required and $285 per hour if foreign travel is required.  The fees are [...]

FDA Publishes Final Food Facility Registration Rule

On July 14, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published in the Federal Register the final rule on Amendments to Registration of Food Facilities (Final Rule).  The Final Rule was issued to implement section 102 of the Food Safety Modernization Act and makes many significant changes to the food facility registration process.  The Final [...]

Updated FSMA Timeline

Lieberman PLLC has released an updated comprehensive timeline of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) actions to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) dated May 18, 2016.  The timeline is available for download here.  The timeline contains both past actions of FDA and future actions required of the Agency by FSMA.  All of the major [...]

Sanitary Food Transportation Act Webinar Replay

On April 16, Erik Lieberman of Lieberman PLLC conducted a webinar reviewing the final rule implementing the Sanitary Food Transportation Act.  The final rule has been issued pursuant to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).  The Rule will have significant impacts on shippers, carriers, loaders and receivers.  The replay may be viewed here.  For more [...]

FDA Outlines FSMA Training Strategy

On October 6, 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a document entitled “FDA’s Strategy for FSMA Training-Who Will Provide Training for the Food Industry? Public and Private Partners Working Together” which summarizes the major components of FDA’s training strategy pertaining to implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).  Please see this [...]

FSMA Preventive Controls Webinar September 30

Learn the details of the most signficant new food regulations in generations and how they impact your business. On August 30, 2015, FDA released the final rule on Preventive Controls for Human Food. The rule imposes sweeping new requirements on food facilities, including manufacturing plants and distribution centers. Compliance is required starting in 2016. Join [...]

By |2016-10-30T01:15:05-04:00September 17th, 2015|FDA, Food Safety Modernization Act, FSMA, Preventive Controls|0 Comments

Final FDA FSMA Preventive Control Rules Released: Key Points

On September 10, 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the final Preventive Controls for Human and Animal Food Rules. These historic rules impose sweeping new requirements—and liabilities—on the food industry. The rules apply to U.S. and foreign food facilities the produce food for consumption in the U.S. The Preventive Controls for Human Food [...]

FDA Announces FSMA Fees for Fiscal Year 2016

FDA is announcing the Domestic and Foreign Facility Reinspections, Failure to Comply with Recall Orders, and Certain Importer Reinspections User Fee Rates for Fiscal Year 2015.  The fees are $221 per hour if domestic travel is required and $315 per hour if foreign travel is required.  More information may be found in the FY 2016 Fee [...]