The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has scheduled a November 13, 2014, public meeting in College Park, Maryland, to solicit stakeholder comments and respond to questions about revisions to four rules first proposed in 2013 to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The proposals address (i) Preventive Controls for Human Food, (ii) Produce Safety, (iii) Preventive Controls for Animal Food, and (iv) Foreign Supplier Verification Programs. Information about registration and making oral presentations may be found at FDA’s website. See Federal Register, October 23, 2014.


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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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