March 21, 2019

Among those affected by flooding in the Central and Southern Plains of the U.S. are farmers and their fields of crops grown or stored for human consumption.

March 20, 2019

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has notified the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that SGS North America Inc.

March 19, 2019

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., and Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas on new steps to strengthen FDA’s food safety program for 2020 and beyond

March 18, 2019

Register today for the NCR FSMA conference!

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March 18, 2019

FDA Finalizes Water Requirement Dates

March 14, 2019

Our Listening Sessions are changing with the transition in the grant funding.  We'll be holding a meeting at 2:00 Central, the third Thursday of every month (starting in April).  These will replace the Tuesday listening sessions.  Some months will be Listening Sessions and some wil

March 13, 2019

Today, the FDA published the second installment of a draft guidance document designed to support compliance with the

March 12, 2019

FDA Publishes Translated VQIP Documents

March 11, 2019

March 01, 2019

A webinar to formally rollout the EPA online training system about water regulations is scheduled for Wednesday, April 3rd, from 1-2 pm eastern.

February 28, 2019

You can read the March 2019 Newsletter today.


February 25, 2019

Today, the FDA released its “

February 20, 2019

The Michigan State Extension Agrifood Safety team has produced a video to attempt to shed light on the differences between the FDA Produce Safety Rule draft guidance and what has been published before.  This

February 19, 2019

Register today for the NCR FSMA conference!

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February 07, 2019

The U.S.

February 06, 2019

You read can Arlene Enderton's summary of her interview with the NCR FSMA state leads below.


January 31, 2019

You can read the February 2019 newsletter below.  This is the last newsletter for the FDA-funded Center.  The USDA-funded Center will continue to send out newsletters to keep stakeholders informed.

January 17, 2019

Two new resources have recently been released by the NCR FSMA.  They both deal with food safety in the vineyard, with one focusing on table grapes and the other on wine grapes.

January 02, 2019

The Agriculture Diversification and Market Development Bureau of the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) seeks to fill the position of

December 21, 2018

You can read the NCR FSMA newsletter for January 2019 here:

December 19, 2018

Connie Fisk, of the Produce Safety Alliance, has created new videos for the PSA courses.  You can find the first one on their website or

December 14, 2018

The FDA, along with CDC, state and local agencies, is investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses linked to romaine lettuce grown in California this fall.

December 11, 2018

Read the executive summary of the knowledge assessment here:

December 10, 2018

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December 10, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released two reports last week on its sampling of whole fresh avocados and hot peppers to determine how frequently harmful bacteria are found in each commodity.


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