Webinar Focuses on FSMA Food Safety Updates for Produce Growers
As of January 2020, growers with more than $25,000 in annual produce sales must be in compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule. To assist growers, a new FSMA Food Safety Updates for Produce Growers webinar will be held March 23 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
The webinar will:
- Provide a brief overview of FSMA farm classifications — fully exempt, qualified exempt and fully covered
- Discuss food safety resources available to growers
- Review current water requirements for farms that need to be in full compliance with the FSMA Produce Safety Rule
- Offer a question and answer session
Speakers include Kali Deiereisel, farmer services director at the California Certified Organic Farmers Foundation, and Lianna Kelly, a produce safety expert with the FDA.
The webinar is hosted by the California Certified Organic Farmers Foundation, the Food and Drug Administration and the Community Alliance with Family Farmers.