first page of the Human Food Audit Checklist
August 27, 2019

See who has been using the Food Safety Resources Clearinghouse and which resources they've been viewing.




August 20, 2019

FDA ORA’s Office of Training Education and Development has released a webinar from 2018.

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.

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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.

tomatoes laying on a farm field under a gray sky
August 01, 2019

FDA just published a fact sheet on dropped covered produce. 

participants in last year's meeting
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.

Sprout Safety Alliance logo with green sprouts
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

NBII Event logo
July 09, 2019

Registration is now open for the NBII Event!

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July 03, 2019

The BSAAO workshop being held in September has filled up.  

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July 03, 2019

FDA, CDC Develop Robust Strategy to Prevent Illnesses Caused by Cyclospora

Joe Hannan speaks to the NCR FSMA annual conference
June 28, 2019

Find information about our annual conference, funding opportunities, and upcoming meetings in the July newsletter.

June 24, 2019

FDA issues new draft guidance to improve the safety of seeds for sprouting

June 24, 2019

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

jars of pickled vegetables against a wooden wall
June 21, 2019

FDA Finalizes Guidance to Help Facilities Determine Their Business Size Under FSMA Preventive Controls Regulations

Indianapolis skyline
June 20, 2019

Catch up on the latest NCR FSMA webinar on our annual conference in Indianapolis.

June 14, 2019

Two types of funding are available to support produce safety training in the NCR.

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June 13, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated its Frequently Asked Questions on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) to include additional questions and answers related to the Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption (Produce Safety Rule).

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June 07, 2019

The evaluation report for the 12 month follow up survey has been released.

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June 07, 2019

Remarks on World Food Safety Day: ‘Food Safety Is Everyone’s Business’ by Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response - Food and Drug Administration, Frank Yiannas

June 05, 2019

The Intertribal Agriculture Council is conducting a nationwide search for highly skilled and qualified individuals to fill two positions within the American Indian Foods Program.

June 03, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a draft guidance that, when finalized, will help farmers and educators utilize alternate curricula to meet certain training requirements of the Produce Safety Rule mandated by the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

May 30, 2019

Read the June 2019 Newsletter.


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