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Category Archives: Food Safety

FDA Deputy Commissioner Mike Taylor to Speak at The Washington Conference

Aug 18, 2014

Taylor will update the industry on FSMA rulemaking process WASHINGTON, DC – Michael Taylor, Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will present the keynote address Wednesday, September 10 at the Breakfast General Session of The Washington Conference. Deputy Commissioner Taylor will provide an update on the FDA’s rulemaking for […]

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United Fresh Produce Association Supports FDA’s New Timeline for FSMA Rules

Feb 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United Fresh Produce Association applauds the agreement reached among FDA, the Center for Food Safety and the Center for Environmental Health to create a new timeline for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules. FDA and the two advocacy groups reached a settlement in a case appealing the strict, court-imposed deadlines for […]

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United Fresh Submits Comments to FDA on FSMA Foreign Supplier Verification Rule

Jan 27, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United Fresh Produce Association submitted comments to the FDA today on a proposed rule under the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA), the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals (Foreign Supplier Verification Rule). United’s comments reflect review by diverse expert working groups who spent 10 months […]

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New Food Safety Guide Helps Fresh Produce Operations Safeguard against Listeria

Jan 06, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United Fresh Food Safety & Technology Council has developed a document, Guidance on Environmental Monitoring and Control of Listeria for the Fresh Produce Industry, that helps guide the fresh produce industry in developing practical and scientifically sound “search and destroy” programs for Listeria. The guide is free and available online for […]

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