FDA and USDA have released a guidance document offering recommendations for addressing shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE), cloth face coverings, disinfectants, and sanitation supplies in the food and agriculture industry.

Click here to access the full PPE guidance document.

According to the guidance document, Sector entities can apply the following considerations when attempting to source supplies:

USDA is accepting applications now through August 28, 2020.

The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) provides financial assistance to producers of agricultural commodities who have suffered a five-percent-or-greater price decline or who had losses due to market supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19 and face additional significant market costs.

Visit USDA’s Farmers.gov to view the list of eligible commodities.

How to Apply

Cory Lunde

Western Growers invites you to join a webinar discussion to review proposed changes to the LGMA-approved guidelines. This webinar is being held on May 22 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PDT and is part 2 of the LGMA Guidelines Discussion: Agricultural Water webinar that occurred on May 14. Tomorrow’s webinar will offer an opportunity to review proposed changes to the LGMA-approved metrics and provide feedback.

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