December 7, 2021

FDA Webinar on Proposed Changes to the Ag Water Requirements of the Produce Safety Rule Scheduled for Dec. 16

On Dec. 16, 2021 at noon PT/ 3 p.m. ET, Western Growers in collaboration with Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Association, Northwest Horticultural Council, Produce Marketing Association, and United Fresh Produce Association will be hosting a free webinar featuring the FDA’s Consumer Safety Officer Kruti Ravaliya to provide an overview of the FDA’s long-anticipated proposed changes to the agricultural water requirements (Subpart E) of the Produce Safety rule.

These proposed changes were announced on December 2, 2021 and are open for comments until April 6, 2022. This webinar also will cover the public comment process and will allow time for questions. Join  us for timely webinar to hear from the agency and ask questions. To register for this webinar, click here.

Western Growers will also be hosting a separate industry webinar featuring industry experts to discuss key provisions of the proposed rule in the next few weeks. Details are forthcoming. For additional information regarding the rule provisions, public meetings, FDA’s release, and WG’s working group, access our previous story on this topic by clicking here.