The FDA’s Produce Safety Rule has raised some questions regarding the current requirements for water testings, particularly using EPA method 1603. While FDA’s guidance on these requirements is forthcoming, some efforts have been taken to determine if this method can be practically implemented. This webinar will share the findings of recent bench studies conducted in Arizona comparing the EPA 1603 and the SM 9223B methods. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear about the findings!

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Water Testing Methods: Laboratory Bench Findings

Stephanie Metzinger

Western Growers (WG) will be hosting a series of five listening sessions in May about potential changes to the Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA)-approved food safety metrics. These listening sessions will provide interested parties and signatories of either the California or Arizona LGMAs with an opportunity to comment on possible changes to the LGMA-recognized metrics and audit checklist.

Stephanie Metzinger

On Tuesday morning, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition published a Constituent Update that discussed “How to Work with FDA on Food Guidance Documents.”

The update contained links to two documents on best practices for working with the agency to develop guidance documents for regional, industry or commodity specific food safety programs.

Stephanie Metzinger

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