At a recent inspectors' meeting, the issue of reusing cardboard boxes was discussed. FDA Produce Safety Expert Kristin Esch wrote this response.
In this newsletter, you'll find information about the October professional development meeting; translation updates; and new resources.
The North Central Region (NCR) Fall Professional Development Meeting will take place on October 13 and 14, 2021, from 8:30-1pm (CT) via Zoom.
Angela Shaw re-capped the 2018-2021 grant accomplishments.
New translations of the PSR and PSA manual are now available.
The September newsletter has been sent out.
A fall PSA Grower training season kickoff has been scheduled.
Catch up on what you missed at the latest listening session.
The results of the Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training knowledge assessments were released today.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is offering a Juice HACCP course in late August.
Read the August 2021 newsletter for the NCR FSMA.
Are you responsible for completing the final federal financial report for your state CAP grant?
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.