ST. JOHN, N.B. — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says tomorrow is the final day they will accept comments or opinions about the new import/export rules.
The U.S. FDA is working on new importing rules to curb possible bioterrorism, which should have a big impact on the way New Brunswick’s agriculture and aquaculture industries export goods stateside.
Under the new rule, anybody sending goods to the U.S. will have to notify the FDA what they are bringing in, what access point they will use and where the items are going by noon on the day prior to actually crossing the border or arriving in a U.S. port.
FDA spokesman Sebastian Cianci says those submitting comments or opinions on the new rule have until tomorrow.
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