The executive summary of the Long-Term Impact of the Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training is now available. You can find results of the follow-up survey sent out 12 months after growers had completed the Produce Safety Alliance course below.
Find Tips for Developing a Successful PSA Lead Trainer Application from the PSA in the document below.
The FDA recently released fact sheets on Equivalent Testing Methodology for Agricultural Water in English and Spanish.
There are two food safety positions open at the University of Tennessee.
UCONN is currently advertising for an Extension Educator for Food Safety. Find more information on their website. Applications will start being reviewed on July 20 and accepted until the position is filled.
Looking for information about the USDA aligning Harmonized GAP and the PSR? Check out the FAQ's from AMS. https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/FAQsUSDAGA
NIFA is currently recruiting for the position of Deputy Director of the Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition. You can find the job posting at USA Jobs (https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/504733300).
Read the July 2018 Newsletter here.
NECAFS is hosting a webinar on Thursday, July 12 from 11:00am - 12:00pm Eastern time on the Alignment of Harmonized GAP and FSMA Produce Safety Rule.
The Partnership for Food Safety Education is accepting submissions for the 2019 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference March 6-8 at the Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida!
The NCR FSMA and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach recently updated a Checklist for Retail Purchasers of Fresh Food.
Today, the FDA released the first of three installments of a draft guidance document designed to support compliance with the Intentional Adulteration (IA) Rule under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The remaining two installments are expected to come out later this year.
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Find the minutes from the January Training Advisory Council Meeting here:
As part of an ongoing effort to make the oversight of food safety stronger and more efficient, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., and U.S Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced a new collaborative effort to streamline produce safety requirements for farmers by aligning the USDA Harmo
Read the June 2018 newsletter here.
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The application portal for the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP) opened in January, however FDA does not anticipate that any importers will be able to apply during this application cycle while certification bodies (also known as third-party auditors) receive their accreditation under th
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Below is a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service for U.S.
The IAFP Microbial Modelling and Risk Analysis and the Meat and Poultry Safety and Quality Professional Development Groups are hosting a webinar series entitled “Practical Applications of Microbial Modeling”. As you know, applications of microbial modeling and risk assessment are critically