FDA Launches the FDA-TRACK: Food Safety Dashboard to Track FSMA Progress

October 1, 2019 FDA

FDA is announcing the availability of the initial metrics that begin to track outcomes for three FSMA rules in the areas of inspections and recalls.

FDA Announces Cooperative Agreement to Implement Produce Safety Rule

September 10, 2019 FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the award of a cooperative agreement with the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) to provide critical information and resources to help state and territorial regulatory agencies plan and help carry out implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule.

First of Six Educational Sessions at Third Annual Organic Grower Summit Announced

The first of six educational sessions at the third annual Organic Grower Summit (OGS) features a dive into the changing landscape of food safety on organic farms, and how the industry is complying with the new Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) produce safety rule.

FDA Voices: Paving the Road to Produce Safety Rule Inspections

February 11, 2019 FDA

When the time came a year ago to begin routine inspections of large farms, other than sprouts operations (which have requirements specific to them), for compliance with the rule, FDA heard – and agreed – that more time was needed to ensure that produce farmers have the training and information they need to help them comply with the new requirements.