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September 13, 2022

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August 31, 2022

The September Newsletter has been sent out.

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August 30, 2022

This training will be offered via remote delivery in December 2022.

pictures representing the four most common changes made by growers
August 29, 2022

The most recent follow-up survey found that 76% of growers who responded to the survey improved food safety practice, infrastructure, or equipment since the training.

 

screenshot from the August presentation
August 19, 2022

Byron Chaves presented at the August listening session about "Developing Food Safety Plans for Processors."

flyer for the Spanish language PSA course
August 10, 2022

A Spanish-language course will be offered virtually for produce growers interested in learning about the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule and Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs). 

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August 09, 2022

An in-person event is being planned for this fall.

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July 29, 2022

The August newsletter was sent out this morning.

video about biosolids.  This is a cow walking over manure.
July 22, 2022

Kristin Esch from the FDA and Laura Boczek from the EPA spoke about biosolids on July 21. 

July 18, 2022

On July 18, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking to extend the compliance dates for the pre-harvest agricultural water provisions as outlined in the recent 2021 agricultural water proposed rule.

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June 28, 2022

The July newsletter was recently sent out.

screenshot from the June presentation
June 20, 2022

Kathiravan Krishnamurthy (from Illinois Tech) presented on Novel Processing Techniques at the June listening session.

June 09, 2022

USDA efforts to create more and better markets will benefit both producers and American consumers through fairer prices, as well as address longstanding issues intensified by pandemic

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May 27, 2022

The June 2022 newsletter has been sent out.

flyer for the Train the Trainer event
May 23, 2022

A Produce Safety Alliance Train-the-Trainer course is planned for July.

powerpoint slide from the presentation on sustainable packaging
May 20, 2022

Catch up on the most recent listening session.

April 29, 2022

This course will be held again in August.

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April 29, 2022

The May 2022 newsletter has been sent out.

April 28, 2022

The Water Event in Indiana has been canceled.

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April 25, 2022

The NCR FSMA listening session was held Thursday, April 21.

April 25, 2022

The Bridging the GAPs Train-the-Trainer workshop is full.

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March 30, 2022

The April newsletter has been sent out.

March 28, 2022

A virtual Train-the-Trainer for the Bridging the GAPs program has been scheduled for May 19 and 20.

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March 23, 2022

We have lots of creative people in the NCR FSMA network.  Check out the song parodies that Ben Marshall and Adam Inman have written!

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March 18, 2022

Jordan DeVries shared about his mini-grant project.

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