Outbreaks Emphasize the Importance of Implementing Produce Safety Standards
Applications for annual conference stipends open January 21.
Access funds from the NCR; register for the April annual conference; read about the newly confirmed FDA commissioner; and learn everything you need to know about frozen and dehydrated foods in this edition of the NCR FSMA newsletter.
Catch up on the December 19 webinar about the PSA Grower Training Knowledge Assessment results.
Information about the upcoming January 2020 listening session and the powerpoint template to fill out if you are interested.
Community Alliance with Family Farmers is hiring a Farmer Services Coordinator.
A new online Vegetable Production and Management Course will be offered in Spring 2020 by Iowa State University.
Agritourism and Direct Sales Survey - Find information about a survey for farmers who open their farm to the public.
Here's the latest newsletter from the NCR FSMA. You'll find information about NCR travel funds you can apply for, events sponsored by other organizations you can attend, and updates from the FDA you need to know.
Missed the latest listening session / webinar? Catch up here.
In support of professional development and our mentorship program, we are offering eight stipends (up to $750 each) for educators and inspectors to travel to state (cannot be in your employment state), regional, and national produce safety conferences for professional development.
This new resource from the NCR FSMA highlights key organizations that oversee food safety.
The FDA will be continuing its enforcement discretion policy for compliance with certain FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) supply-chain program requirements applicable to receiving facilities that are co-manufacturers.
Purdue Extension and the produce safety team from the Indiana State Department of Health a workshop on “Grow your Confidence about Produce Safety Inspection.” It will be December 3 at the Purdue Extension Produce Safety Hub in Vincennes, IN.Purdue Extension and the produce safety team from the Indiana State Department of Health a workshop on “Grow your Confidence about Produce Safety Inspection.” It will be December 3 at the Purdue Extension Produce Safety Hub in Vincennes, IN.
New FDA Proposal Would Establish Laboratory Accreditation Program for Food Testing
You’ll find events around the region, job openings, and reminders about the PSA knowledge assessments in the November newsletter.
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture is announcing a job opening for a Coordinator, Food Safety Programs.
Read a slightly less text-intensive version of our Year 1 report.
The University of Missouri seeks a talented full-time Assistant Professor and State Extension Specialist in Food Processing.
Cornell University is hiring a Senior Extension Associate (Director of Institute for Food Safety), Full Time, non-tenure track, academic term position with the Institute of Food Safety within the Department of Food Science.
Learn about the recent Listening Session / Webinar from October 17, 2019.
New Mexico State University has an opening for an Assistant/Associate Professor for Microbial Food Safety.
The University of New Hampshire Extension is hiring a State Specialist in Food Safety. This is a 100% extension appointment located at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH.
Staff from Washington State University, University of Tennessee, University of Florida, Virginia Tech, and North Carolina State University have finalized the pre-harvest agricultural water treatment curriculum. To help share this curriculum with other interested produce safety extension professionals, they are holding a train-the-trainer on January 8 in Savannah, GA ahead of the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference.