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FDA and USDA sign MOU to allow USDA to exercise DPA authority in FDA-regulated facilities

Agreement aims to protect from food supply interruptions, ensure worker safety protections, agencies say

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In the latest move to shield the food supply chain from impact caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, USDA and FDA announced Tuesday (May 19) the two agencies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining a process to prevent interruptions at FDA-regulated food facilities, including fruit and vegetable processing plants.

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