produce safety rule

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 Modernization Act (FSMA) produce safety rule. The rule, which the FDA finalized... more »

Panel finds LGMA guidelines sound

A panel of food safety experts participating in an outside, independent review of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement’s (LGMA) food safety guidelines has issued a report where it finds LGMA's guidelines scientifically sound. Panel members... more »

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, these funds will be used to support implementation of the Produce Safety rule, which became final in... more »

United Fresh announces food safety training program

United Fresh is launching a new training program to assist produce industry members in complying with the FDA’s final Produce Safety Rule and Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act. United Fresh... more »

Three things to know about FSMA’s new 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 Modernization Act’s Produce Rule now that it is final.... more »

What to look for in the FSMA Produce Rule

On Nov. 2, 2015 FDA announced that the food safety rule governing the safe growing, harvesting, packing, and holding of produce – as well as rules governing foreign suppliers and third party accreditation – was submitted to the... more »


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