Interview: How to Implement Safe Measures for Food and Consumer Products
21 December 2012Inside Counsel
The past five years have seen two historic updates to longstanding regulatory regimes, both aimed at improving safety. We all want the food we eat and the products we encounter to be harmless, and the Food Safety Modernization Act and the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act aim to make them safer.
For food and consumer product companies, however, this increased safety is accompanied by the heightened cost of regulatory compliance and risk of civil litigation. the ultimate impact of both reforms is still far from clear. Here, food safety and product liability experts break down the risks and offer their recommendations for navigating the new requirements.