3 Lingering Issues with Produce Safety Rule

Safety Rule

There remain some issues to be resolved with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s final Produce Safety Rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Although some facets of the proposed rule were changed to the industry’s satisfaction, the mechanics of adjudging producer compliance have yet to be laid out. In addition, the water rule … Read more

Setting the Standard

As an educator with the Farmworkers Health and Safety department at North Carolina State University’s (NCSU) Cooperative Extension-Wayne County, Luis Cruz is inspired by his agricultural upbringing. “I come from a family of migrant workers,” he said as a former crew leader assistant for a blueberry producer. “I definitely know the struggles and challenges that … Read more