FDA Updates The U.S. FDA releases its Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG) to help smaller food facilities meet their registration requirements under the FD&C Act. The FD&C Act requires food facilities engaged in manufacturing/processing, packing, or holding of food for human or animal consumption in the U.S. to register with the FDA. The SECG explains what kinds of facilities must register, when, and how while also explaining the consequences to those who fail to register, when FDA can suspend a facility’s registration, and the impact of a suspension order on a facility. The SECG is in accordance with the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act.
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