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April 30, 2020

Find new resources, ways to connect with the NCR, and an update from the annual conference.

April 17, 2020

We discussed the COVID-19 pandemic at the April 16, 2020, listening session.

April 16, 2020

The COVID-19 resources were updated on August 21.

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April 16, 2020

Interested in taking the online professional development while you're social distancing?  NCR partners can contact us to apply for funding.

April 13, 2020

The Produce Safety Alliance is hiring a Spanish Language Extension Associate.

April 07, 2020

Recordkeeping Requirements at Food Production Facilities - FDA is seeking public comments on the paperwork and regulatory burdens associated with its regulatory program which "... requires that persons who manufacture, process, pack, hold, receive, distribute, transport, or import food in the United States establish and maintain records identifying the immediate previous sources and immediate subsequent recipients of food ... The requirement to establish and maintain records [is intended to] improve [FDA's] ability to respond to, and further contain, threats of serious adverse health consequences or death to humans or animals from accidental or deliberate contamination of food ..."

April 07, 2020

Numerous COVID-19 resources were shared during the annual conference and in the April newsletter.  Find them all in one list.

April 06, 2020

Find the slides from the conference presentations, the evaluation link, and more information about maple syrup on the Meetings page.

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March 31, 2020

The registration deadline is April 1, at noon (Central time).

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March 26, 2020

The April NCR FSMA newsletter contains links to information on addressing COVID-19, updates from the FDA, and information about our upcoming annual conference.  There’s still time to register.  Please fill out the form by April 1 at noon.

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March 24, 2020

The Produce Safety Alliance is temporarily allowing remote delivery of PSA Grower Training Courses during the COVID 19 pandemic. 

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March 20, 2020

Missed the webinar on keeping animal scat out of produce areas?  Catch up here.

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March 16, 2020

Interested in collaborating on an FSOP proposal?  Others are as well.

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March 12, 2020

The annual conference will be held virtually this year.

March 09, 2020

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension seeks a state specialist in Food Safety. 

March 02, 2020

Minnesota has postponed its two-day Spanish-language PSA Train-the-Trainer (TTT) course.  Details will be announced soon.

 

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February 25, 2020

Inside the latest issue of the newsletter you’ll find the USDA announcement about the FSOP applications, information about the first Spanish-language PSA Train-the-Trainer in the United States, and lots of information about the annual conference.

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February 25, 2020

Information about the Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grants was posted on February 21, 2020.  Applications are due April 7.

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February 20, 2020

Missed the most recent webinar on well inspection and safety?  Catch up here.

February 03, 2020

Find the annual evaluation report.

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January 30, 2020

Inside the February 2020 newsletter, you’ll find information about stipends to attend the annual conference, a reporting booklet we need your input for, and a change of date for the regulator/inspector call.

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January 16, 2020

Missed the listening session today?  Catch up here.

January 15, 2020

Outbreaks Emphasize the Importance of Implementing Produce Safety Standards 

January 07, 2020

Applications for annual conference stipends open January 21.

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December 20, 2019

Access funds from the NCR; register for the April annual conference; read about the newly confirmed FDA commissioner; and learn everything you need to know about frozen and dehydrated foods in this edition of the NCR FSMA newsletter.

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