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LA Times Editorial Calls for Funding, Fees to Implement FSMA

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

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