Food Safety

National Commodity-Specific Food Safety Guidelines for Cantaloupes and Netted Melons

Developed by a broad, national coalition of industry stakeholders and government representatives, the National Commodity-Specific Food Safety Guidelines for Cantaloupes and Netted Melons is availab

Food Safety: Assembling the Crisis Management Team

Thu, 08/16/2012 - 11:00am

Presented by Western Growers and Sponsored by L+G, LLP, this webinar will focus on the following topics: 

Member Price: Free

Arizona Leafy Greens GAPs - English and Spanish

In 1998, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued its “Guide to Minimize Microbial Food Safety Hazards for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables.” The practices outlined in this and other

Family Farmers Say Don't Let 'Dirty Dozen' Allegations Keep you From Fresh Fruits

2012 March 21.

Watch Chelsea McClarty, fifth generation farmer,
talk about the benefits of eating healthy fruits.

Implementation of Produce Rule Chugs Along

2014 September 2.

In 2013 and early in 2014, the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released seven major proposed rules mandated under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).  The FDA has missed some deadlines during this rulemaking process and it is now required to promulgate all FSMA regulations according to a court-ordered timeline.  At this moment, the FDA has closed all comment periods for the proposed rules.