produce safety rule

FDA to enhance FSMA collaboration with states

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., has outlined a number of immediate next steps in a comprehensive approach to ensuring successful implementation... continue reading »

NAPAR develops food safety website

The National Association of Perishable Agricultural Receivers (NAPAR) has created a new website, www.napar.org, focused on food safety. The website... continue reading »

Draft guidance issued for sprout operations standards

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft guidance to assist sprout operations subject to the Produce Safety Rule (80 FR 74353), an... continue reading »

Penn State Extension launches FSMA resource website

Penn State Extension recently launched a new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) information website and will be organizing several FSMA educational... continue reading »

University of Maryland Extension offering FSMA training workshops

The University of Maryland Extension will host training workshops in produce safety and preventive control rules under the Food Safety Modernization A... continue reading »

FDA awards states $21.8 Million for produce safety rule implementation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded a total of $21.8 million to support 42 states to help implement the FDA Food Safety Moderniz... continue reading »

United Fresh issues statement on FSMA deadline extension

FDA recently extended compliance deadlines for parts of the Food Safety Modernization Act and issued draft guidance for the Produce Safety Rule, a key... continue reading »

Funding available for implementing FSMA

The FDA has allocated $19 million to help state agencies support implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Specifically, thes... continue reading »

United Fresh launches food safety training courses

United Fresh is launching a new training program to assist produce industry members in complying with the Produce Safety Rule and Preventive Control... continue reading »

Three things to know about new FSMA produce safety rule

The produce safety rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act goes into effect Jan. 26. Growers may have a lot of questions about the Food Safety... continue reading »