Produce Safety Project

Pennsylvania produce growers and food processors will have an opportunity to give their two cents on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) proposed produce handling rule.  This month, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture will host a listening session in Harrisburg to engage the local community in the process.

“As leaders in producing a variety …

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials, academics, and fruit and vegetable growers are engaging in discussion across the country on what new produce safety regulations should look like.

In an ongoing effort to formulate effective produce safety policies, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the FDA are inviting the discussion and encouraging public