The FDA has announced the availability of draft guidance for industry entitled “Supplemental Questions and Answers Regarding Food Facility Registration.”
The guidance is a supplement to “Questions and Answers Regarding Food Facility Registration (Seventh Edition),” which was released in August. The Seventh Edition added questions and answers related to the following topics: The Amendments to Registration of Food Facilities final rule (Registration Final Rule) (81 FR 45912; July 14, 2016) that revised FDA’s registration regulation; Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food (80 FR 55907; Sept. 17, 2015); and Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals (80 FR 56170; Sept. 17, 2015).
Electronic or written comments on the proposed supplemental guidance are due by Oct. 19. The draft can be downloaded from www.fda.gov/FoodGuidances.