Read the August 2021 newsletter for the NCR FSMA.
Are you responsible for completing the final federal financial report for your state CAP grant?
There is a Vacancy Opportunity for an Hydrologist GS-1315-13 in the Office of Food Safety (OFS), Division of Produce Safety (DPS), Fresh Produce Branch (FPB) located in College Park, MD.
An Update from Janet Woodcock, M.D. and Frank Yiannas, M.P.H.
A reminder of how to connect with rTAN prior to an inspection
Inside this newsletter, you’ll read Joe Hannan’s good-bye note; information about the upcoming meeting with FDA staff (submit your topics of conversation by July 15); and our latest success story about a grower in Missouri.
We had a quick listening session in June. If you have ideas for utilizing funds from a possible no-cost extension, please enter them in the Qualtrics survey.
Minnesota is hosting a remote Spanish-language PSA training on June 19 & 26.
Read the June 2021 NCR FSMA newsletter.
More FSOP awardees will be presenting at the June Roundtable.
For four years, the NCR FSMA has worked with PSA trainers to conduct a follow-up survey with grower training participants approximately one year after taking the course.
Catch up on this month's listening session.
On May 18, the FDA released two announcements.
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a new report titled, “Resiliency Roadmap for FDA Inspectional Oversight.”
This month’s newsletter includes two invitations to submit manuscripts, a reminder that mini grants are still available, and a virtual summer internship opportunity for a student.
Byron Chaves, Cindy Borgwordt, and Janssen Hang shared about their FSOP awards at our last meeting.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking two important steps to advance the safety of leafy greensthe U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking two important steps to advance the safety of leafy greens.
The Journal of Amish & Plain Anabaptist Studies (JAPAS) is interested in receiving submissions for a special issue focusing on agriculture and the environment.
Inside this newsletter you’ll find lots of information about the PSR in various languages. The FDA translated it into Chinese and Portuguese, and the PSA is offering a training and a train-the-trainer in Spanish. The Western Center needs reviewers to go over documents in your area of expertise, and find ways the NCR FSMA can help fund work in your state (through mini-grants, trainer sharing, and success story honorariums).
This article was recently shared by FDA staff.
Catch up on the latest listening session.
The FDA is pleased to announce that the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule (PSR) is now available in Chinese and Portuguese.
This scenario was developed for the NCR FSMA 2021 Virtual Conference and is designed for small group discussions on how educators and regulators would react to this farm.
Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) training will be offered online on Friday, March 19, from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm Central time from UMN Extension. Everyone is welcome.
This month’s newsletter includes:links to the recordings of our annual conference THANK YOU to everyone who prepared and presented at the annual conference updates on our mini-grants (there’s still time to send in your application)