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.
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.
Hear a report of Dr. Londa Nwadike's FSOP award at this month's listening session.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
The NCR FSMA released its most recent educational add on material today. FSMA Summary for Hops Growers covers compliance with the Produce Safety Rule for hops growers.
Missed the last Listening Session? Catch up here.
The 2020 NCR FSMA Reporting Book is now available.
In our monthly newsletter, you’ll find our 13th success story, new COVID-19 resources, and dates for upcoming meetings. You’ll also find more information about paid opportunities to take online training, review add on’s, lead focus groups, test an app, and work for the federal government.
We covered new resources and how to adapt to working during a pandemic during the most recent listening session.
Reviewers are needed for add on materials. Compensation is provided.
The CDC published COVID-19 guidance for agricultural workers and employers on June 2.
Read the June 2020 edition of the newsletter.
The impact of Produce Safety Alliance Grower Trainings in eight North Central Region states was evaluated in January 2020. Between October 2018 and June 2019, 926 participants attended a training in one of those states. They were invited to participate in the survey.
Thanks Cara Fraver and Maggie Kaiser for presenting about the new food safety guidebook from the National Young Farmers Coalition.
The FDA recently released the Spanish translation of the Produce Safety Rule. You can find it on their website.