This week, the California Department of Food and Agriculture announced plans to host informational sessions on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act Final Rules for Produce Safety and Prevention Controls for Animal Food.

The purpose of the informational sessions is to provide industry with an overview of the final rules and respond to questions.

Produce Safety Rule Presentation
Wednesday, January 13
Tulare, CA

Preventive Controls for Animal Food Rule; Produce Safety Rule Presentations
Thursday January 14
Seaside, CA
Listening Sessions

Produce Safety Rule
January 13
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
International Agri-Center, 4500 S. Laspina Street, Tulare, CA 93274

Preventive Controls for Animal Food Rule
January 14
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Produce Safety Rule
January 14
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Embassy Suites Hotel, 1441 Canyon Del Rey Blvd, Seaside, CA 93955

Invited speakers include: Jim Houston, Undersecretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture; and Jeff Farrar, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Partnerships, Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine, Food and Drug Administration.

There is no cost to register for the scheduled sessions, but pre-registration is suggested.

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