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In a statement today from Michael Taylor, Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine, the FDA announced that the agency plans to revise key provisions of the proposed Food Safety Modernization Act rules affecting farmers and then seek further comment from the public on the proposed revisions. 

Hank Giclas

Western Growers invites you to participate in a webinar on December 4, 2013, at 11 a.m. PST on the repercussions the Jensen Farms case will have on future food safety criminal prosecutions.  WG’s Jason Resnick will moderate the discussion and Sarah L. Brew, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP will present on the subject. 

 

Jason Resnick

Last week, Western Growers submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)  on two proposed rules related to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA).  Western Growers provided comments on the “Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption,” known as the “Produce Rule,” as well as the “Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food” also known as “Preventive Controls Rule.” 

Hank Giclas

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