December 16, 2019

Community Alliance with Family Farmers is hiring a Farmer Services Coordinator. 

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December 11, 2019

A new online Vegetable Production and Management Course will be offered in Spring 2020 by Iowa State University.

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December 09, 2019

 Agritourism and Direct Sales Survey - Find information about a survey for farmers who open their farm to the public.

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December 06, 2019
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing flexibility for when states may begin conducting routine inspections of small farms, other than sprouts operations, under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule.
December 03, 2019

Here's the latest newsletter from the NCR FSMA.  You'll find information about NCR travel funds you can apply for, events sponsored by other organizations you can attend, and updates from the FDA you need to know.

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November 22, 2019

Missed the latest listening session / webinar?  Catch up here.

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November 21, 2019

In support of professional development and our mentorship program, we are offering eight stipends (up to $750 each) for educators and inspectors to travel to state (cannot be in your employment state), regional, and national produce safety conferences for professional development.

November 06, 2019

This new resource from the NCR FSMA highlights key organizations that oversee food safety.

November 06, 2019

The FDA will be continuing its enforcement discretion policy for compliance with certain FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) supply-chain program requirements applicable to receiving facilities that are co-manufacturers.

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November 04, 2019

Purdue Extension and the produce safety team from the Indiana State Department of Health a workshop on “Grow your Confidence about Produce Safety Inspection.”  It will be December 3 at the Purdue Extension Produce Safety Hub in Vincennes, IN.Purdue Extension and the produce safety team from the Indiana State Department of Health a workshop on “Grow your Confidence about Produce Safety Inspection.”  It will be December 3 at the Purdue Extension Produce Safety Hub in Vincennes, IN.

November 04, 2019

New FDA Proposal Would Establish Laboratory Accreditation Program for Food Testing

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October 31, 2019

You’ll find events around the region, job openings, and reminders about the PSA knowledge assessments in the November newsletter. 

October 28, 2019

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture is announcing a job opening for a Coordinator, Food Safety Programs. 

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October 24, 2019

Read a slightly less text-intensive version of our Year 1 report.

October 24, 2019

The University of Missouri seeks a talented full-time Assistant Professor and State Extension Specialist in Food Processing.

October 23, 2019

Cornell University is hiring a Senior Extension Associate (Director of Institute for Food Safety), Full Time, non-tenure track, academic term position with the Institute of Food Safety within the Department of Food Science. 

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October 18, 2019

Learn about the recent Listening Session / Webinar from October 17, 2019.

October 17, 2019

New Mexico State University has an opening for an Assistant/Associate Professor for Microbial Food Safety.

October 14, 2019

The University of New Hampshire Extension is hiring a State Specialist in Food Safety.  This is a 100% extension appointment located at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH.

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October 11, 2019

Staff from Washington State University, University of Tennessee, University of Florida, Virginia Tech, and North Carolina State University have finalized the pre-harvest agricultural water treatment curriculum. To help share this curriculum with other interested produce safety extension professionals, they are holding a train-the-trainer on January 8 in Savannah, GA ahead of the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference.

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October 07, 2019

The NCR FSMA just finished Year One of it's USDA-funded grant.  Read a report of our past year.

October 07, 2019
FDA Makes Available List of Records Required Under FSVP
October 07, 2019
FDA Releases New Chapter of PC Human Food Draft Guidance on Developing A Recall Plan
October 01, 2019

Read the press release about the New Era of Smarter Food Safety

September 30, 2019

Can't remember what an acronym stands for?  Check out our reference document.


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