“United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA)has informed that they have planned to conduct routine inspections of Indian firms that grow /harvest, pack process, manufacture or distribute dried dairy, ready to eat, dried fruits/ vegetables, low acid/ acidified canned food, sea food and dietary supplements to export USA for prevention and enhancing consumer protection in United States. Exporters may visit http://www.fda.gov/FSMA for detailed information on the Food Safety Modernization Act and for Foreign Food Inspection Program at http://www.fda.gov/food/internationalactivities/ucm196386.htm.”

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years, was signed into law by President Obama on January 4, 2011. It aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it.