Food Safety

USDA funds $4.6 million for nanotechnology research work

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded 13 grants totaling $4.6 million for research on the next generation of agricult... more »

Idaho to co-sponsor USDA outreach audit training

The USDA in conjunction with the Idaho State Department of Agriculture, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) and the Idaho Grower Shippers Association (I... more »

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 »


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