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Understanding food safety regulations Don Schaffner, PhD Rutgers University
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Summary • International • National • State • Local • Food Safety Modernization Act 730:252:01 - Eating Right: The Ethics of Food Choices and Food Policy 2 of 18
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Food Safety Regulations • International – WTO, Codex Alimentarius, FAO/WHO • National • State • Local 730:252:01 - Eating Right: The Ethics of Food Choices and Food Policy 3 of 18
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National • USDA – Meat and poultry – Pepperoni pizza • FDA – Everything else – Cheese pizza • CDC – Public health • EPA – Pesticides, sanitizers 730:252:01 - Eating Right: The Ethics of Food Choices and Food Policy 4 of 18
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State and Local • Every state is different – Department of health – Department of agriculture – FDA model food code • Local public health – Water and plumbing – Swimming pools – Restaurants – Septic systems 730:252:01 - Eating Right: The Ethics of Food Choices and Food Policy 5 of 18
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FSMA Intro • Most dramatic change to the US food safety regulatory system since 1938. • The Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009 (H.R. 2749) passed by the House in July 2009. • Senate’s Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee passed the equivalent bill; S. 510 ) FDA Food Safety Modernization Act) in November 2009. • Full Senate passed final version on November 30, 2010. 730:252:01 - Eating Right: The Ethics of Food Choices and Food Policy 6 of 18
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FMSA Intro, part 2 • Bill included some revenue-raising provisions – all revenue-raising bill must start in the House of Representatives – needed to have a H.R. designation rather than an S. designation. • The full text of S. 510 replaced the original text of H.R. 2751 (The completely unrelated Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act). • The Senate passed this renamed, but otherwise
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