Neil Mermelstein

Neil H. Mermelstein

Growing asparagusThe Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law on January 4, 2011, was designed to ensure that the United States food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it. The FSMA requires the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue seven foundational regulations. To date, the FDA has issued final regulations on produce safety; foreign supplier verification programs; accredited third-party certification; preventive controls for human food; a…

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IFT Fellow
Editor Emeritus of Food Technology
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Neil Mermelstein

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  1. Food Safety and Defense