Our Website Uses Cookies 


We and the third parties that provide content, functionality, or business services on our website may use cookies to collect information about your browsing activities in order to provide you with more relevant content and promotional materials, on and off the website, and help us understand your interests and improve the website.


For more information, please contact us or consult our Privacy Notice.

Your binder contains too many pages, the maximum is 40.

We are unable to add this page to your binder, please try again later.

This page has been added to your binder.

FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Human Food By-Products For Use As Animal Food

August 26, 2016, Covington Alert

Earlier this week, the Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published Draft Guidance for Industry No. 239, “Human Food By-Products for Use as Animal Food” as part of the agency’s implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The draft guidance describes the regulatory requirements — including the provisions of FDA’s new food safety rule for animal food in 21 C.F.R. part 507 — that apply to human food by-products intended for use as animal food. Part 507, which applies to animal food establishments required to register under section 415 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA), contains current good manufacturing practices (CGMPs) and requirements for hazard analysis and risk-based preventive controls for animal food. As discussed below, certain human food by-products intended for use as animal food are exempt from the requirements of part 507, except for limited CGMPs relating to holding and distribution. This alert highlights key aspects of the draft guidance and discusses points of interest to industry stakeholders.

Share this article: