FDA issues long-awaited final rules to implement FSMA HARPC provisions for human and animal food.
FDA has issued final rules to implement the hazard analysis and risk-based preventive control (HARPC) provisions under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The rules are scheduled for publication in the Federal Register on September 17, 2015, and the general compliance date for both rules is in September 2016.
- Click here for FDA’s overview of the final human HARPC rule and here for the full text of the final rule (pre-publication version).
- Click here for FDA’s overview of the final animal HARPC rule and here for the full text of the final rule (pre-publication version).
Keller and Heckman LLP is preparing full analyses of both final rules and will host a complimentary webinar in the near future to summarize the implications of these rules for the food industry, focusing on both food processors and ingredient suppliers.