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April 11, 2019

Updates on the upcoming annual conference.

Food and Drug Administration
April 03, 2019

The FDA announced last month that it intends to exercise enforcement discretion for the requirements of the Produce Safety Rule as they apply to entities growing, harvesting, packing, and holding wine grapes, hops, pulse crops, and almonds.

water sample being taken from a stream
April 03, 2019

According to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, fresh produce and sprout growers are required to test samples of agricultural water and spent sprout irrigation water respectively. Join this webinar to learn how testing requirements for these water samples may be different from those of more traditional laboratory clients; regulatory sampling and water quality requirements that apply; and acceptable analysis methods.

NCR FSMA
April 03, 2019

Get the latest updates on NCR FSMA's first annual conference, upcoming meetings from across the region and country as well as FDA updates.

Produce Safety Alliance
April 03, 2019

The Produce Safety Alliance is leading a PSA Grower Training targeting industry (multinationals, buyers) that attend the Food Safety Summit in May.

January 14, 2019

Conducted meeting with our Extension Partners, State Leads, and Department of Agriculture, Produce Safety Alliance, and FDA staff:
     Five NCR FSMA virtual meetings
     Eleven optional listening session calls

January 14, 2019

For some growers, the Produce Safety Alliance  (PSA) Grower Training is their first introduction to the resources that are available to fruit and vegetable growers through Extension.

December 18, 2018

The Food Safety Modernization Act requires fruit and vegetable growers take a food safety course. The Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training is the first approved course.

Romaine lettuce
December 18, 2018

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.

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