With the introduction of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), there have been increased regulations recognizing beer as food. In addition to current Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) regulations, alcoholic beverages are now regulated as food products, and fall under U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) jurisdiction.
As your brewery plans for food safety and regulatory compliance, the FDA Registration & FSMA Compliance Flow Chart will conveniently guide you through the important rules and definitions. This resource can be used as a visual tool for understanding brewery FSMA compliance, qualifying exemptions, best practices for handling spent grain, and FSMA regulation of alcohol-free beverages.
Download the FDA Registration & FSMA Compliance Flow Chart