DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:54 AM CST

DAVENPORT, Neb. (DTN) -- A public comment period is now open for a proposed rule by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that will affect any facilities which manufacture or process animal feed, including ethanol plants.

The proposed rule is required by Section 103 of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The FSMA was signed into law Jan. 4, 2011, to protect human and animal health by ensuring the safety of the feed supply. Now, FDA is proposing additional rules it considers vital to FSMA.

The new rules require any facility that manufactures, processes, packs or holds animal food or ...

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