April 13, 2016

FDA finalizes rule for food safety during transport

The US Food and Drug Administration released a final rule aimed at enhancing and preserving the wholesomeness of human and animal food products during transport. The final rule implements the Sanitary Food Transportation Act of 2005 (SFTA) which requires that those involved in the transport of animal and food products by rail or motor vehicle to follow best practices for sanitary transportation of food products. The rule requires proper refrigeration of food, adequate cleaning of vehicles between loads and proper protection of food during transport, FDA said.  Read More

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