FDA Unveils Food Safety Anti-Terrorism Rule

Law360, New York (December 20, 2013, 5:11 PM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed a rule on Friday that would require large food companies to take steps to prevent the intentional contamination of their products by terrorists, part of a larger food safety overhaul enacted in 2011.

The proposal is part of the suite of regulations stemming from the Food Safety Modernization Act. The agency was under a court-mandated deadline of Friday to propose the rule. According to the FDA, it would apply to "the largest food businesses in the United States and...
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