OSHA Lays Out Rules For Food Safety Whistleblowers

Law360, New York (February 12, 2014, 3:28 PM EST) -- The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration unveiled an interim final rule Wednesday governing its procedures for retaliation complaints under the whistleblower provision of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, which protects workers who disclose food safety concerns.

The interim final rule, slated for publication in the Federal Register on Thursday, outlines how the agency will handle complaints under Section 402 of the FSMA which protects employees against reprisals by entities engaged in the manufacture, processing, packing, transporting, distribution, reception, holding or importation of food when...
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