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November 06, 2019

This new resource from the NCR FSMA highlights key organizations that oversee food safety.

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November 04, 2019

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.

November 04, 2019

New FDA Proposal Would Establish Laboratory Accreditation Program for Food Testing

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October 31, 2019

You’ll find events around the region, job openings, and reminders about the PSA knowledge assessments in the November newsletter. 

October 28, 2019

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture is announcing a job opening for a Coordinator, Food Safety Programs. 

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October 24, 2019

Read a slightly less text-intensive version of our Year 1 report.

October 24, 2019

The University of Missouri seeks a talented full-time Assistant Professor and State Extension Specialist in Food Processing.

October 17, 2019

New Mexico State University has an opening for an Assistant/Associate Professor for Microbial Food Safety.

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October 11, 2019

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.

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October 07, 2019

The NCR FSMA just finished Year One of it's USDA-funded grant.  Read a report of our past year.

October 01, 2019

Read the press release about the New Era of Smarter Food Safety

September 30, 2019

Can't remember what an acronym stands for?  Check out our reference document.

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September 30, 2019

 In the October newsletter, you'll find information about upcoming meetings- sponsored by the NCR FSMA and partner organizations.

September 26, 2019

The Food Safety lab at Cornell University and the Strawn lab at Virginia Tech will be hosting a two part webinar series on listeria.

September 23, 2019

If you missed last week's listening session, catch up here.

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August 30, 2019

Find information about upcoming meetings and opportunities for funding in the most recent newsletter.

August 29, 2019

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) will be holding a public meeting entitled “FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety.”  

flyer for the NE training
August 19, 2019

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture and the University of Nebraska Extension are hosting a produce safety workshop.

water crops from overheard on a pale blue sky
August 15, 2019

 Did you miss the webinar/ listening session?  Read the minutes, view the powerpoint, or listen to Don Stoeckel's presentation on water requirements.

August 14, 2019

FDA issues first warning letter under the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs

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August 13, 2019

One spot has opened up in the BSAAO Workshop.  Register quickly if you want to attend.

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August 01, 2019

FDA just published a fact sheet on dropped covered produce. 

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July 31, 2019

You’ll find updates about upcoming meetings in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and online in the latest newsletter.  Don’t forget there’s money available to bring trainers to your event or to fund you meeting with a mentor.

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July 19, 2019

Catch up with slides from Kaiping Deng's presentation and a recap of the meeting.

July 16, 2019

USDA Announces $16 Million Funding Opportunity to Support Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers

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