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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter BPart 121Subpart C → §121.126


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 121—MITIGATION STRATEGIES TO PROTECT FOOD AGAINST INTENTIONAL ADULTERATION
Subpart C—Food Defense Measures


§121.126   Food defense plan.

(a) Requirement for a food defense plan. You must prepare, or have prepared, and implement a written food defense plan.

(b) Contents of a food defense plan. The written food defense plan must include:

(1) The written vulnerability assessment, including required explanations, to identify significant vulnerabilities and actionable process steps as required by §121.130(c);

(2) The written mitigation strategies, including required explanations, as required by §121.135(b);

(3) The written procedures for the food defense monitoring of the implementation of the mitigation strategies as required by §121.140(a);

(4) The written procedures for food defense corrective actions as required by §121.145(a)(1); and

(5) The written procedures for food defense verification as required by §121.150(b).

(c) Records. The food defense plan required by this section is a record that is subject to the requirements of subpart D of this part.

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