Today, the FDA announced that it plans to exercise enforcement discretion on particular provisions of the following FDA Food Safety Modernization Act rules: the Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food rule (PC Human Food); Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals rule (PC Animal Food); Foreign Supplier Verification Programs rule (FSVP); and Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption rule (Produce Safety).

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Western Growers and AgSafe will be hosting a series of produce safety workshops from January through May to assist California growers in meeting the training requirements under the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) produce safety regulation. The produce rule requires companies to employ at least one person who has completed the equivalent of this eight-hour class. These classes will be offered in Northern and Central California production areas and will be presented in both English and Spanish.

This eight hour class will cover the following topics:

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