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Focus on FSMA

In this week’s Briefing, we learn that FDA plans to wait until the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules are implemented before releasing a list of the most significant foodborne contaminants that may trigger performance standards.  The delay reflects the complexity of the task of identifying the riskiest foods and contaminant-food combinations. FDA officials sought advice this week from the Food Advisory Committee on whether the agency is collecting the right data and using the best models for this and other purposes.  


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