FDA issued a rule to extend compliance dates for agricultural water and announced a start date for farm inspections.
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Want tips that will keep your operation on the right side of the FDA when it comes to food safety? American Vegetable Grower® decided the best advice would come directly from the FDA itself.
When you hear about recalls, the horror stories come to mind first. That’s understandable, considering the human cost […]
One way to ease the process of a food safety recall is by having detailed records of where each crop has been and who has touched it. Look over these traceability products using the latest technology to help you stay on top of your records.
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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.
Buurma Farms has a low-tech, common sense system in place that keeps its produce as safe as possible, and makes passing inspections easy.
Dozens of tech companies are looking for solutions to real-world problems vegetable growers face. We take a look at what it could really mean for you and your business.
There are 15 federal agencies implement more than 30 different food safety statutes. A team of experts believe they have a solution.
Industry groups dispute annual report, noting any report that has the effect of decreasing Americans’ fruit and vegetable intake is injurious to their health.
The technique also may effectively sanitize watermelons, honeydews, cucumbers, and baby carrots.
Massive regulatory overhaul unfolds as the specialty crop industry hopes to ensure common-sense food safety rules and inspection.
Crop advisers need to step up to the plate and help growers comply with Food Safety Modernization Act – especially onerous ag water mandates.