The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft
guidance about the implementation of mandatory food recall provisions
under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA). The guidance
provides answers to common questions such as “What evidence might
FDA consider when deciding to move forward with a mandatory food
recall under Section 423 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act?”
Interested parties may submit comments to the Division of Dockets
Management until July 6, 2015. See Federal Register, May 7, 2015.


Issue 565

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For decades, manufacturers, distributors and retailers at every link in the food chain have come to Shook, Hardy & Bacon to partner with a legal team that understands the issues they face in today's evolving food production industry. Shook attorneys work with some of the world's largest food, beverage and agribusiness companies to establish preventative measures, conduct internal audits, develop public relations strategies, and advance tort reform initiatives.

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