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May 27, 2022

The June 2022 newsletter has been sent out.

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May 20, 2022

Catch up on the most recent listening session.

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April 29, 2022

The May 2022 newsletter has been sent out.

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April 25, 2022

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

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March 30, 2022

The April newsletter has been sent out.

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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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February 28, 2022

The March newsletter has been sent out.

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February 22, 2022

The 2021 evaluation report and the shorter impact report for the NCR FSMA have both been released.

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February 17, 2022

James Dedecker spoke about wildlife management at the most recent listening session.

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January 31, 2022

In the February 2022 newsletter, you'll find information about our upcoming annual conference, virtual meetings to discuss the proposed water rule changes (for educators and growers), and a job opportunity that would let you move to Iowa.  Please register by Feb. 25 for the annual conference.

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January 14, 2022

The NCR FSMA is planning another virtual conference for March 2022.

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December 22, 2021

Read the latest NCR FSMA newsletter.

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December 17, 2021

Catch up on the latest listening session.

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December 10, 2021

Changes were made to the PSA knowledge assessment pre-test.

December 10, 2021

FDA Issues Improvement Plan Focused on Modernizing Foodborne Illness Outbreak Responses

This plan is designed to help the FDA and their partners enhance the speed, effectiveness, coordination and communication of foodborne outbreak investigations. They are confident that the actions outlined in this plan will in turn translate into activities focused on enhancing the prevention of outbreaks.

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November 30, 2021

Read the December NCR FSMA newsletter.

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October 29, 2021

Inside the newsletter, you can read information about upcoming meetings for those who work with niche audiences; an answer from Kristin Esch about cardboard box re-use; and two new success stories.

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October 08, 2021

At a recent inspectors' meeting, the issue of reusing cardboard boxes was discussed.  FDA Produce Safety Expert Kristin Esch wrote this response.

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September 29, 2021

In this newsletter, you'll find information about the October professional development meeting; translation updates; and new resources.

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September 17, 2021

Angela Shaw re-capped the 2018-2021 grant accomplishments. 

August 31, 2021

The September newsletter has been sent out.

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August 16, 2021

The results of the Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training knowledge assessments were released today.

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July 29, 2021

Read the August 2021 newsletter for the NCR FSMA.

July 13, 2021

An Update from Janet Woodcock, M.D. and Frank Yiannas, M.P.H.

 

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