mexican hass avocado importers association

Hass Avocado Promotion, Research, & Information Act

Food Safety Modernization Act

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the most sweeping reform of our nations food safety infrastructure since 1938. Its focus is prevention of food borne illness rather than responding to outbreaks as they occur.

The Mexican avocado industry is committed to full compliance with all of the implementing regulations published as a result of the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Compliance Dates

Compliance Dates:


Preventive Controls for Human Food

Final Rule





Extended Compliance Date




Produce Safety Rule 11-27-15 Earliest Compliance Date 1-26-18*
Foreign Supplier Verification Program 10-31-15 Earliest Compliance Date 7-26-18


  • All farms have an additional 2 years to comply with certain water-related

Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance

Agricultural Marketing Act