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.
American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has notified the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that SGS North America Inc.
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
FDA Finalizes Water Requirement Dates
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
FDA Publishes Translated VQIP Documents
March 11, 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.
You can read the March 2019 Newsletter today.
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Safety team has produced a video to attempt to shed light on the differences between the FDA Produce Safety Rule draft guidance and what has been published before.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
You read can Arlene Enderton's summary of her interview with the NCR FSMA state leads below.
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.
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.
You can read the NCR FSMA newsletter for January 2019 here:
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
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.
Read the executive summary of the knowledge assessment here:
Intentional Adulteration Training
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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.