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Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule

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The Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule, which became final in September 2015, requires that reasonable measures and precautions are taken to minimize the risk of food contamination. The rule covers many topics, including personnel, equipment, buildings, sanitary facilities, and food safety plans to include an analysis of hazards and risk-based preventive controls to mitigate identified hazards.
ARS Publications - Preventive Controls

Agricultural Research Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

Search for publications published and maintained by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), that deal with preventive controls.

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Food and Drug Administration (United States Department of Health and Human Services).

A document that details the the intricacies of the Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule and provides answers to commonly asked questions.

Food and Drug Administration (United States Department of Health and Human Services).

The main webpage, maintained by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), part of the Untied States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), that provides information on the Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule.

Washington State University.

A website maintained by Washington State University that provides information about the Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule.