October 25, 2018

The FDA released several updates over the past week:

October 25, 2018

Looking for the resources from the October 23 meeting?  Find them here.

October 17, 2018

Join NECAFS for these upcoming webinars!

October 16, 2018

FDA will hold a webinar on October 25, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern to provide food facility registrants with information regarding the 2018 Biennial Registration Renewal which began October 1, 2018.

October 04, 2018

FDA enforcement delay provides time to educate produce growers on safety.  Read thoughts by Dr. Scott Gottlieb, FDA Commissioner, and Deputy Commissioner Stephen Ostroff on delaying implementation of enforcement dates.   

October 02, 2018

October 01, 2018

Read the October 2018 Newsletter for the NCR FSMA here:

September 26, 2018

September 25, 2018

A Guidance document to help growers deal with wildlife has recently been released by the NCR FSMA.  


September 21, 2018

Need guidance on how to safely use Biological Soil Amendments of Animal Origin?  Check out this new guidance document from the NCR FSMA.  


September 17, 2018

Recently, the U.S.

September 12, 2018

FDA will hold a webinar on September 20, 2018 from 1:00-1:45 pm Eastern to provide food importers with information regarding the new Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP).  VQIP is a voluntary, fee-based program that allows participating importers to import their food products to

September 12, 2018

The Center for Produce Safety announced their annual call for preliminary research proposals. Pre-Proposals and required documents should be sent no later than 12:00 noon (Pacific Standard Time) on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

September 11, 2018

Looking for an easy way to document that you and your staff are ready to harvest each day?  Use the NCR Pre-Harvest Checklist.  It's available as an Excel document or as a PDF.

September 10, 2018

The Six-Month Report for Year 3 can be read here:

September 06, 2018

The next Produce Safety Educator call will be held on Monday, September 24th at 1 PM Central time. Dr.

September 05, 2018

The U.S.

September 04, 2018

Webinar  - Overview of Produce Inspection for Extension Agents Training & Live Q/A -  9/28/18 12 pm CDT

The webinar will be September 28, from 12-1:30 pm CDT.  

August 30, 2018

You can read the September 2018 newsletter for the NCR FSMA below.


August 30, 2018

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Constituent Update

FDA Sampling Assignment Update Identifies Cyclospora in Herbs

August 29, 2018

Please include this cover sheet when you send/email Produce Safety Alliance grower trainings Pre- and Post- Knowledge Assessment surveys.  This will help keep all the surveys organized.  Please contact Arlene with questions.  Thanks!

August 21, 2018

A food safety support position (part-time) is open at The Ohio State University.  The position location can be Wooster OR Columbus, Ohio.

August 17, 2018

Are You a Food Facility Required to Register? FDA Has Issued Two New Guidance Documents to Help Facilities Meet Their Registration Requirements

August 17, 2018


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