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The US Food and Drug Administration has released Guidance for Industry: Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption: What You Need to Know About the FDA Regulation — Small Entity Compliance Guide.
This document helps small businesses to meet new FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) standards.
The document provides the following:
- Key requirements
- Who must comply with the rule
- What produce is covered under the table
- Key terms
- Which commodities and farms are exempt from the requirements of Part 112 or eligible for an exemption
- When do I have to comply with the rule
The guidance document was released on September 5, 2017.