New Jersey to Partner With NASADA Foundation for Regional Food Business Center in Northeast

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher announced today that the New Jersey Department of Agriculture is a partner in a recently announced United States Department of Agriculture national initiative developed to help farmers and food businesses access new markets and available federal, state, and local resources, such as technical assistance and funding opportunities.

NASDA Elects Ball of New York as President

At the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Annual Meeting, NASDA members elected a new slate of officers for the coming year. New York Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball will serve as NASDA’s 2021-2022 President and will host the 2022 NASDA Annual Meeting in Saratoga Springs, New York, on September 25-28, 2022.

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.