Agency says it does not intend to enforce rules during discretion period.
A multi-state and Canadian e coli outbreak has lead to the organization (and the Canadian government) to urge consumers to not eat romaine.
The Produce Safety Rule kicks in for large farms in January, but FDA will focus more on teaching rather than regulating this year.
Growers and other interested parties are encouraged by United Fresh to weigh in on agricultural water requirements in the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Dates of compliance are listed in order of when they should be followed.
FDA issued a rule to extend compliance dates for agricultural water and announced a start date for farm inspections.
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Carmen Rottenberg has been appointed Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, and Paul Kiecker has been named Acting Administrator for the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
California Association of Winegrape Growers says because winegrapes are grown for processing, they should be exempt from produce safety rule.
FDA says the agency will extend the compliance dates after feedback from stakeholders.
A recent Purdue study says current food safety practices aren’t killing listeria in romaine lettuce tissue. Rutger’s Richard VanVranken says the report isn’t as alarming as it sounds.
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