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June 19, 2018

The NCR FSMA and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach recently updated a Checklist for Retail Purchasers of Fresh Food.

June 19, 2018

Today, the FDA released the first of three installments of a draft guidance document designed to support compliance with the Intentional Adulteration (IA) Rule under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The remaining two installments are expected to come out later this year.

June 08, 2018

Find the minutes from the January Training Advisory Council Meeting here:
final_2018_tac_meeting_minutes_053118.pdf

June 06, 2018

As part of an ongoing effort to make the oversight of food safety stronger and more efficient, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., and U.S Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced a new collaborative effort to streamline produce safety requirements for farmers by aligning the USDA Harmo

May 31, 2018

Read the June 2018 newsletter here.
ncr_fsma_public_newsletter_june_2018.pdf

May 25, 2018

The application portal for the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP) opened in January, however FDA does not anticipate that any importers will be able to apply during this application cycle while certification bodies (also known as third-party auditors) receive their accreditation under th

May 23, 2018

Below is a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service for U.S.

May 17, 2018

The IAFP Microbial Modelling and Risk Analysis and the Meat and Poultry Safety and Quality Professional Development Groups are hosting a webinar series entitled “Practical Applications of Microbial Modeling”.  As you know, applications of microbial modeling and risk assessment are critically

May 16, 2018

Find our newest resource on the Resources page (click Resources by Topic on the lefthand banner and scroll down to Value Added Agriculture)

May 16, 2018

A new section of the FDA Data Dashboard has been launched to help importers and manufacturers/processors meet supply-chain requirements under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) by helping them more easily find compliance and enforcement information related to specific firms. Three

May 04, 2018

Measuring the Economic Value of Research: The Case of Food Safety

May 04, 2018

May 2, 2018

Scientific expertise and research are key foundations of the work conducted within FDA’s Foods and Veterinary Medicine (FVM) program. Human and animal food safety, animal health and nutritional science are primary drivers of FVM’s research efforts.

April 30, 2018

Read the May 2018 edition of the newsletter here.
ncr_fsma_public_newsletter_may_2018.pdf

April 23, 2018

The NCR FSMA has printed its first Add On!  You can find the record keeping envelope (page one and page two) on our

April 04, 2018

Read about the success they are having in Minnesota as they use farmers as trainers for the Produce Safety Alliance course.
farmers_as_trainers_ncr_fsma_impact_story.pdf

April 03, 2018

You can read about all we've accomplished in the past year in our Year Two Report.
year_two_report.pdf

April 03, 2018

Read you can read about the FDA's work on agricultural water in a blog post by Dr. Samir Assar here.

March 30, 2018

Do You Still Qualify for a FSMA Exemption? FDA Updates Inflation Adjusted Cut-Offs

March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018

Read the April 2018 Newsletter here.
ncr_fsma_public_newsletter_april_2018.pdf

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