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FDA Pens Deal With States To Boost Produce Safety Rule Compliance

By David Roza
September 9, 2019 at 2:44 PM
FDA has reached a cooperative agreement with the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) to boost efforts to implement the produce safety rule mandated by the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The five-year, $1.3 million agreement FDA announced Monday (Sept. 9) will provide funding for NASDA to help state and territorial produce safety regulators develop programs for complying with the produce safety rule. The long-term goal is to create a “nationally-integrated food safety system” by ensuring...


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