Food Safety Modernization Act: An Overview of the Law, Related Final Rules and Implementation Timelines

November 14, 2017 11:00am

Elizabeth Barr Fawell
Hogan Lovells US LLP (Washington, DC)

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is one of the most sweeping laws in the history of FDA and dramatically changed food safety standards. The focus of safety is no longer based on reactionary measures, but rather on preventative actions. This session will provide an in-depth overview of the law as well as its applicable Rules, implementation dates, and a discussion of what has been learned over the last year.  
  • FSMA Overview
    • Title I – prevention of food safety hazards
    • Title II – detection and response to food safety problems
    • Title III – improving safety of imported food
    • Title IV – Miscellaneous
  • Final FSMA Rules recap
    • Preventive Controls for Human Food Final Rule
    • Preventive Controls for Food for Animals Final Rule
    • Standards for Produce Safety Final Rule
    • Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals Final Rule
    • Accredited Third-Party Certification Final Rule
    • Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food Final Rule
    • Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration Final Rule
  • FSMA Rule Implementation dates
  • Understanding how FSMA amends current food safety regulations