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Sessions clears way for food companies to ignore FDA guidance

Discussion in 'Food Safety' started by wade, Feb 13, 2018.

  1. wade

    wade Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    An interesting turn of events. I don't think that it should affect the food safety policy here though !

    Sessions clears way for food companies to ignore FDA guidance
    Drugs, cosmetics, medical devices also now clear of some federal prosecutions for noncompliance
    BY DAN FLYNN | FEBRUARY 13, 2018
    Those guidance documents the Food and Drug Administration hands out to food manufacturers and others don’t mean as much as they once did. The Department of Justice has changed its policy so government lawyers will no longer rely on guidance documents to establish civil law infractions.


    http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2018/...ompanies-to-ignore-fda-guidance/#.WoLXr6hl82w
     

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