Date: Jan 15, 2013

The FDA released the Produce Rule Jan. 4. Now, Western Growers members will have the opportunity to have questions answered regarding the mandatory federal standards for growing, harvesting, packing and holding produce for human consumption. The proposed rule is one of five proposed rulemakings that would lay the cornerstone of the prevention-based, modern food safety system.

Join FDA’s Jim Gorny, senior advisor for produce safety, to learn what you need to do to implement a compliant and preventative food safety program in your business.

Don’t miss this important webinar:
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. PST
Friday, January 18

Register today.

Speakers include:

James R. Gorny, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor for Produce Safety, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Hank Giclas
Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Science and Technology
Western Growers

WG’s Science and Technology team will conduct additional webinars over the next two months to discuss how the FDA rules compare to existing industry programs such as the leafy greens and cantaloupe marketing agreements and to solicit your feedback on key questions being asked by FDA in response to their proposals.

WG Staff Contact

Hank Giclas
Sr. Vice President, Strategic Planning, Science & Technology
949-885-2205

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