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Supply Chain Brief: Shippers and Carriers Must Prepare for the FSMA Final Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Food

Published: 12 August 2016

ID: G00314615

Analyst(s): Greg Aimi , Lisa Callinan , Andrew Stevens , John Johnson


The U.S. FDA recently passed the most significant reform of U.S. food safety laws in 70 years. The FSMA "Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food" Final Rule requires most manufacturers, distributors and transportation providers to adopt new procedures governing food shipping by April 2017.

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