Agency says it does not intend to enforce rules during discretion period.
The Produce Safety Rule kicks in for large farms in January, but FDA will focus more on teaching rather than regulating this year.
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.
While the free tool was primarily designed for use by small firms, any size manufacturer can opt to use it.
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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.
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.
Aid to help growers understand role in new food safety rules released.
Compliance information available for small and very small businesses.
To secure the funding, states were asked to submit implementation proposals.
FSMA Wizard helps food facilities, importers, and growers to determine their possible requirements under the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Comprehensive reports help readers understand the rules for produce farms and food facilities.
Specialty crop industry stakeholders hungry to understand what’s ahead as FDA begins implementing new food safety rules.
The funds will be used to help states establish safety standards, training, education and more.