Seeking Insurance Coverage For FDA Inspections Under FSMA
January 30, 2013, 12:51 PM EST
Law360, New York (January 30, 2013, 12:51 PM EST) -- On Jan. 4, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed two rules to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), a law passed by Congress in 2011 designed to prevent food-borne illness nationwide. These rules will be subject to a 120-day public comment period before they can take effect, and they would affect nearly every company in the nation that grows, packs, stores or manufactures food for human consumption.
The emphasis under the FSMA and the new proposed rules is on preventing food-borne contamination rather...