FDA Slows Down Food Safety Rules' Progress

Law360, New York (February 15, 2013, 9:14 PM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday delayed the progress of two already long-awaited food safety rules proposed in January targeting manufacturing processes to prevent of foodborne illnesses and requiring food companies to stick to produce safety standards.

The agency, which released the proposed rules on "Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food" and "Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption" on Jan. 4, on Friday extended the comment period on the...
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