Food Safety

USDA to update GAP Harmonized Food Safety Standards

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is updating the Produce Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Harmonized Food Safety Standards for field op... more »

United Fresh publishes recall resource guide

The United Fresh Produce Association has published the Recall Resource Guide to help the produce industry prepare for potential recall events as part ... more »

New food safety publication available

Produce wholesalers and distributors now have a new tool to develop food safety plans that comply with FDA regulations under the Food Safety Moderniza... more »

HACCP workshop scheduled for Florida packinghouses

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will host a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) workshop in Imm... more »

Grower Produce Safety courses set throughout Michigan

Michigan State University Extension will host the Food and Drug Administration-defined Produce Safety Alliance Grower Food Safety Modernization Act (F... more »

Ensure the right grower training for FSMA compliance

On farms looking to be Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) compliant under the Produce Safety Rule, provision 112.22(c), “One supervisor or respons... more »

Preventive Controls guidance issued for small businesses

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued small entity compliance guidances under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) to assist smal... more »

Train-the-Trainer courses being offered by Produce Safety Alliance

Train-the-Trainer courses by the Produce Safety Alliance are well underway for 2016, with courses in 2017 already scheduled. PSA's Train-the-Traine... more »

FDA updates manufactured food regulatory standards

The FDA has issued revised food safety standards for state regulatory programs that oversee food facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold f... more »

California set to receive $11.7M in Produce Safety Rule funding

The California Department of Food and Agriculture was recently awarded $11.7 million for state-level implementation of the Produce Safety Rule under ... more »


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