FDA Releases Final Rule on Safe Transportation of Food Rule
Transportation of Human and Animal Food on April 6, 2016. This Final Rule will advance FDA's efforts to protect foods from farm to table by keeping them safe from contamination during transportation.
The earliest compliance dates for some businesses begin on April 6, 2017, while "small businesses" have until April 6, 2018, to comply. The Agency defines a small business as, "businesses other than motor carriers who are not also shippers and/or receivers employing fewer than 500 persons and motor carriers having less than $27.5 million in annual receipts."