Food Safety Modernization Act News

Georgia Agriculture Chief Urges Changes in Federal Food Safety Rules

New food safety rules proposed by the federal government could prove cumbersome and costly for Georgia farmers, the state’s agriculture commissioner said. Gary Black, a Republican, was among many who asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to change its …

New Food Safety Rules Delayed to Weigh Farmers’ Concerns: FDA

Food safety rules the U.S. planned to implement this year are being delayed by months because the requirements were too complex for some farmers, regulators said. Two core rules of the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011 that were proposed …

FDA Seeks Feedback on New Food Safety Regulations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration kicked off a series of public meetings on Thursday to explain its proposed new rules for improving the safety of the nation’s food supply – and gain feedback on the potential regulations. The rules …