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On April 5th 2017 the FDA Announced Three Waivers to Sanitary Transportation Rule.

"The waivers are for businesses whose transportation operations are subject to separate State-Federal controls. They include:

  1. Businesses holding valid permits that are inspected under the National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments’ Grade “A” Milk Safety Program, only when transporting Grade “A” milk and milk products.
  2. Food establishments authorized by the regulatory authority to operate when engaged as receivers, or as shippers and carriers in operations in which food is delivered directly to consumers, or to other locations the establishments or affiliates operate that serve or sell food directly to consumers. (Examples include restaurants, supermarkets and home grocery delivery services.)
  3. Businesses transporting molluscan shellfish (such as oysters, clams, mussels or scallops) that are certified and inspected under the requirements established by the Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conference’s (ISSC) National Shellfish Sanitation Program (NSSP) and that transport the shellfish in vehicles permitted under ISSC authority."

 

Read more on the Sanitary Transportation Rule on the FDA website

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Rebecca Wright

Rebecca Wright joined TUV USA in February 2016 as the Project Manager for the Food Safety Division. Rebecca was promoted in March 2017 as TUV USA's Marketing Manager. Her professional experiences include Administrative Assistant, Office Management, Freelance Marketing, Event Planning and Accounting.  

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