Sanitary Transportation Rule

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The Sanitary Transportation rule establishes requirements for shippers, loaders, carriers by motor or rail vehicle, and receivers involved in transporting human and animal food to use sanitary practices to ensure the safety of that food. The requirements do not apply to transportation by ship or air because of limitations in the law.

Specifically, the FSMA rule establishes requirements for vehicles and transportation equipment, transportation operations, records, training and waivers.

FDA has an excellent Sanitary Transportation website with resources for industry. 

Main Sanitary Transportation Website

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

Last updated March 28, 2018