Learn About the Issues


FDA released re-proposed sections of this rule on September 19, 2014. This text has been updated to reflect changes in the new version of the proposed rules, which are open for comment until December 15, 2014.

There are a number of issues in the proposed rules that are problematic for farmers and on-farm food processors. In addition, some issues affect both rules. We’ve explained the critical issues below.

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Produce Rule Issues

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Preventive Controls Rule Issues