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LA Times Editorial Calls for Funding, Fees to Implement FSMA

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An editorial by the Los Angeles Times, published over the weekend, called the new proposed food safety rules “overdue but worthy,” and argued for a mix of industry fees and Congressional funding to actually enforce the rules coming down the pipeline. “The regulations aren’t complete — a third set on imported food is still due… Continue Reading

Nearly 80 Percent of Produce Growers Will Be Exempt from New Food Safety Rule

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According to produce industry experts, there are no real surprises in the lengthy proposed rule for produce safety, which has been widely hailed as a big step toward a preventive food safety system. For the most part, the proposal, which would for the first time mandate preventative practices across the industry, follows well known best… Continue Reading