Produce growers have asked about the difference between produce audits and FSMA PSR inspections, particularly regarding any legal protections or obligations that result as a consequence of being found in or out of compliance during a FSMA PSR inspection, or from succeeding or failing to meet an audit’s acceptance criteria. This factsheet helps to distinguish between audits and inspections, and discusses how they may impact a producer’s liability.
This factsheet cross-references:
Produce Farms, Foodborne Illness, and Legal Liability
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