Academy Provides Input on Food Traceability

12/04/2020 - The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics supports science-based food and water regulations and recommendations that are applied consistently across all foods and water regulated by all agencies and incorporate traceability and recall to limit food- and waterborne outbreaks.

The Academy supports the use of the proposed information collection necessary for the proper performance of FDA's functions on food traceability efforts. The collection of information from stakeholders remain critical, especially as the estimated public health benefits of the proposed rule shows an estimated 84% traceback improvement using several case studies of outbreak tracebacks for four pathogens associated with illnesses caused by foods on the Food Traceability List.

Read the Academy’s comments.