A Food and Beverage Law Blog
Friday, January 31, 2014

FDA has announced that it is extending the comment period on its proposed rule regarding Current Good Manufacturing Practices and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals until March 31, 2014.  FDA is also extending the comment period on the related Draft Qualitative Risk Assessment of Risk of Activity/Animal Food Combinations for Activities (Outside Read More

Friday, December 20, 2013

Yesterday, FDA Deputy Commissions for Foods and Veterinary Medicine, Michael Taylor, announced that FDA would further amend the draft rules on produce safety and preventive controls for human food, which were originally published in draft form in January 2013.  Acccording to Mr. Taylor’s statement: [W]e believe that significant changes will be needed in key provisions Read More

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Today, FDA extended the comment periods for four pending rules designed to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act. These rules, and the new due dates for comments, are: (1) Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Foods (new due date is November 22, 2013) (2) Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, Read More

Thursday, August 8, 2013

FDA announced today that it is extending by sixty days the deadline for commenting on the proposed rules for Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food and the proposed Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption.  The new deadline for comments is November Read More