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Editor’s View: Big challenges

We continue our 2014 Outlook series this week with a report on what’s ahead for FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act. Joan Murphy reports (see Page 16) that FDA staff will be rewriting provisions and, as one source described, “trying to see how far they can go before getting sued.” Threatened legal action, industry complaints and congressional outcry were certainly part of the agency’s motivation when it decided to revise sections of the proposed rules on produce safety and preventive controls.



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