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Tech. Q. Master Brew. Assoc. Am., January/February/March 1969, 6(1), 44-49 English  |  VIEW ARTICLE
Breweries and FDA --- Partners or combatants?

T. L. Huge

Breweries have not suffered too much to date from activities of the Food & Drug Administration. However, this agency is receiving more money and more support. Breweries can expect more frequent inspections by F.D.A. It should be recognized that these inspections are of a much more intense nature than other regulatory inspections. Brewers must not be complacent because of their past experience. It pays dividends to have a good, preventive sanitation program. To do this, top management must participate. A complete program must be instituted. Complacency must be avoided. Employees must be made to understand the reasons for the program and to cooperate.