Darryl L. DePriest is the seventh presidentially appointed and Senate-confirmed Chief Counsel for the Office of Advocacy.
Prior to joining the Small Business Administration Office of...
On July 29, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published in the Federal Register its proposed rule on Foreign Supplier Verification Programs for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals as established by the 2011 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). 78 Fed. Reg. 45729, July 29, 2013. This proposed rule requires importers to conduct risk-based foreign supplier verification activities to verify that imported food is not, among other things, adulterated and that it was produced in compliance with FDA’s preventive controls or produce safety requirements, where applicable.
Under the proposed rule, importers would need to, among other things:
The comment deadline is January 27, 2014.