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 Rule imposes very significant new requirements on food manufacturers and retailers. For additional information please see this Lieberman PLLC regulatory alert which outlines key points of the Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule .