National Hog Farmer is part of the Global Exhibitions Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Court Orders FDA to Implement Food Safety Rules

 

The U.S. District Court in San Francisco has ordered the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to establish a new timetable to implement regulations for the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).   The Court said, “Congress signaled its intention that the process be close-ended, rather than open-ended.  Thus, the court finds that imposition of an injunction imposing deadlines for finalization of the regulations would be consistent with the underlying purposes of the FSMA.”  The Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed suit against FDA last fall for missing the deadline for promulgating FSMA regulations.  

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish