Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food

Part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the goal of the Sanitary Transportation rule is to prevent practices during transportation that create food safety risks.
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Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food

The goal of this rule is to prevent practices during transportation that create food safety risks, such as failure to properly refrigerate food, inadequate cleaning of vehicles between loads, and failure to properly protect food.

Penn State Resources

Online Course: Sanitary Transport of Human and Animal Food 

This online course meets the training requirements for the FDAs ruling on the Sanitary Transportation Regulation for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). In this self-paced course, you will learn how to safely transport food in all stages of the transportation process. Through videos and short readings, you learn about regulations, hazards associated with food during transportation, basic safety procedures, and company procedures and documentation.

FDA Resources

Fact Sheet: FSMA Final Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food

This fact sheet describes who is covered under the rule, key requirements, and waivers for businesses whose transportation operations are subject to Federal-State or local controls.

Small Entity Compliance Guide: Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food - What You Need to Know About the FDA Regulation

This guide was developed to inform shippers, receivers, loaders, and carriers engaged in transportation operations about the Sanitary Transportation rule and how to comply with it.It contains important information that may affect your business.

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