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Know Your Rights During an FDA Inspection

Feb 14, 2018

The Food Safety Modernization Act and its corresponding regulations not only place more responsibility on food manufacturers, but they also provide the Food and Drug Administration with substantial new authority to use when inspecting facilities.

In this month’s “Rules & Regs” column in Dairy Foods Magazine, two IDFA FSMA experts discuss the limits of FDA’s authority, especially regarding records access and photography.

John Allan, vice president of regulatory affairs and international standards, and Emily Lyons, director of regulatory affairs and counsel, explain how to prepare for FSMA inspections, noting that when companies understand their rights and prepare their teams, plant inspections will proceed more smoothly for both the company employees and FDA investigators,” said.

Read the column here

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