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Businesses and Farms That Will Be Exempt From The Food Safety Modernization Act

Posted: 09 Aug 2011 11:35 AM PDT

The new FDA Food Safety Modernization Act is changing the requirements for food traceability and overall authority that the Secretary will have to inspect the facilities of producers. While this law goes so far as to grant authority to the government to shut down the operations of a business that fails to meet specific criteria, many small farms and manufacturers are being exempt from required registration. The three main criteria for exclusion are determined by the operations of the business and to whom the products are sold.

Obtaining The Required Registration To Process Food Under The Food Safety Modernization Act

Posted: 09 Aug 2011 09:24 AM PDT

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, is designed to create a higher standard for the processing and manufacturing of food from domestic and international distributors. Businesses that sell foods directly to consumers, such as small farms and restaurants, are exempt from the required biennial registration. An amendment to the FSMA states that food manufacturers under a certain yearly revenue threshold will also be excluded from registration to prevent a negative growth impact on small business owners who enter the market.

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