Day: July 29, 2013

FDA releases second set of proposed rules

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released the second set of proposed Food Safety Modernization Act rules covering foreign supplier verification and third-party auditor accreditation. In a statement to members, PMA President and CEO Bryan Silbermann said food that’s consumed in the U.S., no matter where it’s grown, must meet the same standards. Read the entire statement.

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Day: July 29, 2013

10 Lessons Learned at the 2013 CPS Symposium

The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) held its fourth annual research symposium in Rochester, NY at the Wegmans Conference Center on June 25-26, 2013. The symposium featured sixteen CPS-funded research programs and discussions on what the research means. While the full technical reports for these research programs can be found on the CPS website, PMA’s Dr. Bob Whitaker, chief science and technology officer, and Dr. Jim Gorny, vice president food safety and technology, translated the research to identify ten key lessons learned from the symposium.
2013 CPS Symposium: 10 Lessons Learned

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