Exporting Food? New requirements.

Heather Noggle   April 6, 2016   Comments Off on Exporting Food? New requirements.

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. reported today about the new food shipping requirements going into effect in about a year:

Shippers, carriers, receivers, foreign exporters and others in the food supply chain will all be affected by broad new regulatory requirements for sanitary transportation set forth in a new Food and Drug Administration final rule. Compliance with this rule will be required as of April 6, 2017, except that small businesses will have until April 6, 2018.

The ruling is all about controlling/lessening contamination during transport. Exporters using rail and truck as transport methods will be most interested and can read more here.