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2018 FDA Renewal period begins

The Food and Drug Administration requires that all domestic and foreign facilities that manufacture, pack, process or store food for consumption within the U.S., must renew their registration every even numbered year, regardless of registration date and whether or not any facility information has changed. This year’s biennial registration renewal period begins October 1 and ends December 31.

Please note that updating your registration is different than this renewal requirement. During the October through December renewal period, you will not see the “Update” button listed on the FFRM main menu, until the registration is renewed.  If a registration is not renewed by 11:59 PM on December 31, 2018, registration is considered expired and will be removed from your account subjecting you to possible civil and criminal penalties.

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