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U.S. FDA publishes 2022 Food Code

In the United States, the model food code serves as the scientific basis by which the retail food industry and regulatory agencies are guided for safely guarding the food supply. On December 28, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the 2022 Food Code. This document summarizes the most significant changes.

Download a complete copy of the 2022 FDA Food Code changes here

What are the key changes to the FDA Food Code?

Important changes can be found in the sections of the Food Code listed below.

  • Chapter 1 - Purposes and definitions
  • Chapter 2 - Management and personnel
  • Chapter 3 - Food
  • Chapter 4 - Equipment, utensils, and linens
  • Chapter 5 - Water, plumbing, and waste
  • Chapter 6 - Physical facilities
  • Chapter 7 - Poisonous or toxic materials
  • Chapter 8 - Compliance and enforcement

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