A new section of the FDA Data Dashboard has been launched to help importers and manufacturers/processors meet supply-chain requirements under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) by helping them more easily find compliance and enforcement information related to specific firms. Three
Measuring the Economic Value of Research: The Case of Food Safety
May 2, 2018
Scientific expertise and research are key foundations of the work conducted within FDA’s Foods and Veterinary Medicine (FVM) program. Human and animal food safety, animal health and nutritional science are primary drivers of FVM’s research efforts.
Read the May 2018 edition of the newsletter here.
Read about the success they are having in Minnesota as they use farmers as trainers for the Produce Safety Alliance course.
You can read about all we've accomplished in the past year in our Year Two Report.
Read you can read about the FDA's work on agricultural water in a blog post by Dr. Samir Assar here.
Do You Still Qualify for a FSMA Exemption? FDA Updates Inflation Adjusted Cut-Offs
March 30, 2018
Read the April 2018 Newsletter here.
Looking for a Produce Safety Alliance Train the Trainer event in the North Central Region? Plan to attend the one in Olathe, KS on May 23-24. Don Stoeckel and Connie Fisk are leading the training.
March 19, 2018
The NCR FSMA recently finished its second year. You can read about the impact we're having here:
NCR FSMA Year 2 Impact Sheet.pdf
March 9, 2018
You can read the March 2018 Newsletter for the NCR FSMA here.
NCR FSMA Public Newsletter March 2018.pdf
Webinar on Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals Draft Guidance
The National Farmers Union's Local Food Safety Collaborative has two job openings.
The North Central Region will be hosting several remote sites for the Water Summit (Feb 27-28).
Alaska Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Education Competitive Grants Program (ANNH)
February 5, 2018
The first major compliance date for the Produce Safety Rule under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) arrived on January 26, 2018, when larger farms must comply with the rule that, for the first time, establishes science-based standards for the safe growing, harvesting, packing and holdi
January 31, 2018