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.
The PSA and LFSC (NFU) are developing illustrations to meet the diverse educational needs of fruit and vegetable growers.
Growers wanted for research to develop food safety training specifically for the microgreens industry.
State Departments of Agriculture and State Extension Agencies in Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota are collaborating to offer a Remote Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training.
The FDA will be holding a series of three virtual one-day public meetings.
Inside the October newsletter, you’ll find information about the Knowledge Assessment report, a request for your opinion on software systems, and congratulations to several award winners.
Today is the last day of Food Safety Education Month. Thanks for all the work you do to educate growers and keep our fruits and vegetables safe!
On September 21, the FDA announced a proposed rule to establish additional traceability recordkeeping requirements for certain foods.
The action marks the first consent decree of permanent injunction against a firm or grower for violating public safety standards under the Produce Safety Rule enacted under the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011.
Read the report of the pre- and post-test knowledge assessments from PSA grower trainings held from July 2019 to June 2020.
Does your state use a software system for inspections (either food or produce)?
The September newsletter includes information about an FDA webinar, ideas for remote PSA collaboration, and an invitation to help plan the 2021 NCR annual conference.
Catch up on the latest listening session.
The recent guidance from the FDA and the CDC has been added to our COVID-19 resources.
FDA Requests Information on Expansion of the Rarely Consumed Raw List for Uncommonly Consumed Produce
Inside you’ll find information about the Reporting Book we released earlier this month, a new resource for hops growers, and the registration link for the FSOP conference in the middle of the month. The online version includes the link to the Qualtrics survey for the discussion about remote PSA courses.