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FSMA Resources

Industry Related Information for Members

Final Rules, Guidance, and Assistance

FDA Final Rules and Guidance for the Produce Industry Regarding FSMA posted Sept. 2016

FDA FSMA Technical Assistance Network (TAN)
Technical assistance for industry, regulators, academia, consumers and others regarding the implementation of FSMA.

Operational since September 2015, TAN addresses questions related to the FSMA rules, FSMA programs, and implementation strategies after the rules are final.


Small Entity Compliance


Recordkeeping Requirements

The Produce Safety Alliance has put together a summary of recordkeeping requirements und the Produce Safety Rule, than includes templates/worksheets.


Foreign Supplier Verification Programs

FSVP training courses are hosted by United Fresh and developed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA).

FSVP Clarification: if you are importing from a country with a food safety system recognized by the FDA (Canada, Australia or New Zealand): the modification only applies if the import won't be further processed, e.g., if you're importing a RAC that goes to fresh-cut, you need to do full FSVP, even if the RAC is imported from Canada.


Top 20 Things You Need to Know About FSMA

PDF document provided by United Fresh Produce Association: Counsel - David L. Durkin, OFW Law
~Sept. 2016

Escarole Salad with Oranges and Red Onion
Escarole Salad with Oranges and Red Onion

The combination of sweet and bitter accented by the onion's sharp bite, is very refreshing, especially against the rich meats and stews of the colder months.
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Disclaimer:

FSMA resources are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Consult an attorney for professional assurance this information and your interpretation of it, is appropriate to your particular circumstances. Legal counsel is suggested before implementing any procedures, policies or practices to determine your legal rights and responsibilities and to determine compliance to the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act as well as applicable local, county, and state laws.

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