SILVER SPRING, MD. — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized its Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals guidelines July 6. The guidelines aim to help animal food production facilities comply to the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls requirements.
The resource, called Guidance for Industry (GFI) #245, focuses on how to create a cohesive food safety plan by focusing on minimizing hazards that could cause foodborne illnesses and injury to people and animals. GFI #245 provides guidance on: