After FDA E.coli Report, Consumer Group Demands FSMA Take Effect

November 05, 2018
Responding to a comprehensive FDA report on a multistate E. coli outbreak that killed five people and hospitalized dozens this spring, a vocal consumer advocacy group urged FDA to rapidly implement the remaining steps of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), a seven-year-old law that aims to standardize mandatory food safety protocols and recordkeeping requirements for farms across the country. The group specifically called for FDA to quickly implement delayed pieces of the food law's produce safety rule, including...

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