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.
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.
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)
Thanks for attending the virtual conference. Recordings are now available.
The North Central Center for FSMA Training, Extension, and Technical Assistance (NCR FSMA) has made progress on achieving nearly all its objectives.
The Produce Safety Alliance is hiring a Mid-west Regional Extension Associate. As a key member of the PSA team, this person will be responsible for planning, organizing, instructing, and evaluating PSA training programs for produce growers, extension educators, and regulatory personnel in their region.
Tribal staff involved with food safety and food codes are invited to join an informational webinar about the Food Safety Outreach Program Grant.
This month’s newsletter includes a reminder to register for the upcoming annual conference by February 5, information about mini-grants, and lots of virtual conference organized by our partners.
Michigan State University Extension is offering an online course for farm supervisors.
Hear a report of Dr. Londa Nwadike's FSOP award at this month's listening session.