FDA Issues Final Rules to Implement FSMA HARPC Provisions

Date: Sep 10, 2015

FDA has issued its long-awaited 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. 

Below please find links to FDA's rule overviews and the full text of both rules:

Keller and Heckman LLP is reviewing the final rules and their implications for clients and interested parties, and we will provide more detailed summaries as soon as possible.  We also plan to 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.