Is FSMA Really Necessary?
As the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011 was being considered by Congress (and even after its passage) many in the food chain questioned the need for the new regulations. Voluntary efforts, it was argued, would be much more efficient and less costly than bureaucratically imposed requirements.
The Act, known by its FSMA acronym, is now law, and implementation is underway. But is FSMA really necessary? Read more at: