Last week, Senator Jeff Flake released his hold on the nomination of Chief Agricultural Negotiator nominee Gregory Doud after successfully securing commitments on NAFTA-related trade priorities from both the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch. Flake, who has long opposed protectionist efforts to restrict cross-border imports, first placed the hold in an effort to resolve concerns over attempts to use the ongoing NAFTA negotiations to add seasonal and regional components to existing trade remedies.

On February 20, 2018, the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) will be hosting a food safety forum and town hall in Salinas, Calif., on the soon-to-be published Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) and updates on the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This event is part of CPMA’s revitalized food safety focus.

This information session will provide:

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