The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) sets forth sweeping reforms of US food safety laws with the primary goal of strengthening the food safety system through prevention of food safety problems rather than relying primarily on reacting to problems after they occur.

The FSMA aims to preempt safety concerns at all levels of the supply chain – including transportation.  The Final Rule governing the safe transportation of food was enacted on, March 31, 2016.

A recent post on Husch Blackwell’s Technology, Manufacturing and Transportation Industry Insider blog talks about who must comply, what is required and when compliance is necessary.

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