Food Cos. Likely To Embrace Wider Tracing, On One Condition

Law360, New York (March 6, 2013, 9:12 PM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering a proposal to impose new tracking requirements on the production of all foods, not just high-risk ones — a mandate attorneys say companies are likely to accept as long as the agency does not dictate how they trace their products.

The FDA released a report Monday based on two pilot projects designed to examine companies' tracing of food across the supply chain. The projects, required by the Food Safety Modernization Act, were carried out by an organization of...
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