Food Safety Modernization Act Final Rule for Preventive Controls for Human Food: Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food

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HHS Non-systematic Review

Source: Food and Drug Administration

Last Reviewed: July 2020

Workgroups: Food Safety Workgroup

This webpage provides information and resources about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Final Rule on Preventive Controls for Human Food. This rule aims to protect public health by using a modern, preventive, and risk-based approach to regulating food safety. Specifically, it requires that food facilities:

  • Have a food safety plan
  • Perform routine hazard analyses
  • Have steps to protect against food safety hazards

It also includes updated regulations about manufacturing, processing, packing, and storing food that humans will eat.

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (n.d.). FMSA final rule for preventive controls for human food: current good manufacturing practice, hazard analysis, and risk-based preventive controls for human food. Retrieved from