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Category Archives: Food Safety

Statement on FDA’s Deadline Extension for Packinghouses, and Draft Guidance on Industry Classification for Farms and Facilities

Aug 24, 2016

Statement of Tom Stenzel, President & CEO, United Fresh Produce Association on FDA’s Deadline Extension for Packinghouses, and Draft Guidance on Industry Classification for Farms and Facilities  “The extension and clarification of compliance dates released yesterday by FDA, combined with the draft guidance documents released yesterday and today, enable the fresh produce industry to better understand how to […]

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Dr. Jennifer McEntire Joins United Fresh as Vice President, Food Safety & Technology

Jun 21, 2016

United Fresh Visits FDA on FSMA Implementation

May 13, 2016

On Monday, May 9, United Fresh was joined by the Produce Marketing Association, U.S. Apple Association, and representatives of California Citrus Mutual for a meeting with outgoing Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinarian Medicine Mike Taylor and Dr. Stephen Ostroff of FDA to discuss current implementation of the final rules for the Food Safety Modernization […]

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Preventive Controls Qualified Individual Participant Workshop Now Offered

Apr 22, 2016

The University of Georgia, with support from United Fresh, is offering a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual Participant Workshop on May 17-19, 2016 in Athens, GA for fresh-cut companies to meet the training requirements of the Preventive Controls for Human Food rule. The workshop uses the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) Training curriculum, approved by […]

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