FDA Publishes 'New Era of Smarter Food Safety'

FDA Publishes 'New Era of Smarter Food Safety'

This blueprint outlines the approach FDA will take during the next decade.

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July 21, 2020

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a blueprint for improving the safety of the foods the agency regulates. Click here to download "New Era of Smarter Food Safety."
 
FDA says this blueprint outlines the approach FDA will take over the next decade to usher in the New Era of Smarter Food Safety.
 
This document represents achievable goals to enhance traceability, improve predictive analytics, respond more rapidly to outbreaks, address new business models, reduce contamination of food, and foster the development of stronger food safety cultures.
 
It outlines a partnership between government, industry and public health advocates based on a commitment to create a more modern approach to food safety.
 
The challenges that have arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic have accelerated the need for actions called for in the blueprint, especially in times of crisis.