Food Law


Standards for Growing, Harvesting, Packing & Holding of Produce (Produce Safety)

FDA regulations for Standards for Growing, Harvesting, Packing and Holding Produce were proposed by the FDA on January 16, 2013.
Links to FDA information sources
This page provides links to several FDA web pages that provide information about the proposed Produce Safety regulation, including the Federal Register, FDA Fact Sheet and additional supporting documents.
General Comment
The FDA proposed regulations for Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption on January 16, 2013. The following links provide detailed information about the proposed regulation.
Detailed Description
This law specifies requirements that farms must follow if they intend to produce agricultural commodities that will be sold to consumers without further processing.
File 2013 Proposed Produce Regulation


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