John H. Burnside | BENESCH, FRIEDLANDER, COPLAN & ARONOFF LLP
Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) publication of the Final Rule regarding Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food on April 6, 2016, 21 CFR 1.900, et seq. (the "STF Rule"), there has been an increase in food cargo claims and confusion surrounding compliance. Below, we will summarize the STF Rule and describe common issues that all parties – ranging from shippers and carriers to brokers and loaders – should be aware of in this new food transportation landscape.
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