State Ag Directors Want More Time on FSMA Rules

It appears not everyone is impressed with the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), and the backlash started a  few days ago at the annual meeting of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) when members voted unanimously to go back to Congress "to assure adequate due process for the promulgation of FSMA rules."

NASDA wants Congress to give the FDA more time to produce a second draft of rules and for more public input, saying they are mostly concerned with rules on produce safety and preventive controls. To read more, click HERE.