Inside this newsletter you’ll find lots of information about the PSR in various languages. The FDA translated it into Chinese and Portuguese, and the PSA is offering a training and a train-the-trainer in Spanish. The Western Center needs reviewers to go over documents in your area of expertise, and find ways the NCR FSMA can help fund work in your state (through mini-grants, trainer sharing, and success story honorariums).
This article was recently shared by FDA staff.
Catch up on the latest listening session.
The FDA is pleased to announce that the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule (PSR) is now available in Chinese and Portuguese.
This scenario was developed for the NCR FSMA 2021 Virtual Conference and is designed for small group discussions on how educators and regulators would react to this farm.
Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) training will be offered online on Friday, March 19, from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm Central time from UMN Extension. Everyone is welcome.
This month’s newsletter includes:links to the recordings of our annual conference THANK YOU to everyone who prepared and presented at the annual conference updates on our mini-grants (there’s still time to send in your application)
Thanks for attending the virtual conference. Recordings are now available.
The North Central Center for FSMA Training, Extension, and Technical Assistance (NCR FSMA) has made progress on achieving nearly all its objectives.
The Produce Safety Alliance is hiring a Mid-west Regional Extension Associate. As a key member of the PSA team, this person will be responsible for planning, organizing, instructing, and evaluating PSA training programs for produce growers, extension educators, and regulatory personnel in their region.
Tribal staff involved with food safety and food codes are invited to join an informational webinar about the Food Safety Outreach Program Grant.
This month’s newsletter includes a reminder to register for the upcoming annual conference by February 5, information about mini-grants, and lots of virtual conference organized by our partners.
Michigan State University Extension is offering an online course for farm supervisors.
Hear a report of Dr. Londa Nwadike's FSOP award at this month's listening session.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has made two updates to its materials for stakeholders regarding the proposed rule, “Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods” (Food Traceability Proposed Rule).
The NCR FSMA Center is re-budgeting funds into mini-grants. Funds are largely available for service honorarium and travel funds to help meet 1 of 3 center objectives as outlined under “Project Initiatives”.
In this newsletter, you’ll find the registration link for the upcoming annual conference, information on getting paid for writing a success story, and the answer to the sunflower seeds question that was discussed at the December listening session.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is extending the comment period for the proposed rule entitled “Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods” and reopening the comment period for the information collection provisions until February 22, 2021.
Registration is now open.
Find details about our upcoming annual conference.
Inside this newsletter, you’ll find information about our upcoming annual conference, updates from partner organizations, and a note from our new FDA staff, Kristin Esch.
FDA Extends Comment Deadline to Submit Information on Expansion of the Rarely Consumed Raw List for Uncommonly Consumed Produce
After 20 years of outstanding federal service, Theresa Klaman is retiring!
This webinar, featuring Maggie Norton, the Farmer Outreach Coordinator for Practical Farmers of Iowa, has been posted to the National Farmers Union website.
Dates for the upcoming virtual annual conference, opportunities to get involved with our partners’ work, and reminders about meetings focused on state inventories, inspections, and the legal aspects of FSMA.