Produce Farms, Foodborne Illness, and Legal Liability

A common misconception is that FSMA created liability for producers that did not previously exist. Another common and related question is whether or not compliance with FSMA protects a producer from liability. This factsheet emphasizes that producers have long been subject to liability laws, outlines the nuance that FSMA adds to that existing liability, and covers how compliance with FSMA can be helpful in the event of a lawsuit. 

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