• Comment now on safety proposed guidance for fresh sprouts

    27 days ago - By Food Safety

    Beginning today, the FDA is accepting comments on proposed guidance designed to improve the safety of fresh sprouts, which have been responsible for at least 50 outbreaks in the past two decades.
    The proposed guidance would apply to all entities in the food supply chain, from seed producers through distributors and on to those who grow and sell fresh sprouts. Guidance from the Food and Drug Administration includes suggested practices. If entities wish to follow other procedures, they must document that those processes are as effective as the FDA's guidance.
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