FDA Implements Reportable Food Requirements

Published: September 10, 2009

On September 10, 2009 US FDA issued revised guidelines for compliance with the "Reportable Food" requirements contained in recently enacted federal food laws. The guidance is in the form of questions and answers for the food industry. A link to the revised document can be found at:


Retailers are not subject to the new law unless they are requred to register with FDA as a food facility (manufacturer, processor, or holder of food) under Federal regulations.