A free webinar entitled “Risk-Based Thinking in Agricultural Food Safety" will be hosted by the CONTACT team (formed with the support of the Specialty Crops Research Initiative from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture) on Jan. 13.

Dr. Donald Schaffner, Distinguished Professor and Extension Specialist at Rutgers University’s School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, will provide the presentation, followed by a Q&A. The webinar will start at 12:30 p.m. PT and will be held on Zoom.

Sonia Salas

On Dec. 16, 2021 at noon PT/ 3 p.m. ET, Western Growers in collaboration with Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Association, Northwest Horticultural Council, Produce Marketing Association, and United Fresh Produce Association will be hosting a free webinar featuring the FDA’s Consumer Safety Officer Kruti Ravaliya to provide an overview of the FDA’s long-anticipated proposed changes to the agricultural water requirements (Subpart E) of the Produce Safety rule.

Sonia Salas


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