More money sought to roll out FSMA

More money sought to roll out FSMA

FDA says 2015 and 2016 will be crucial years for upfront work that is needed for full FSMA rollout.

THE U.S. Food & Drug Administration announced that it is seeking an additional $109.5 million for implementation of its Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) as part of President Barack Obama's fiscal 2016 budget request, which he released to Congress Feb. 2.

FSMA, signed into law by Obama in 2011, requires sweeping changes to the nation's food safety program, including multiple new regulations and a substantial strengthening of FDA's food inspe

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