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Produce Safety Program Offers Flooding Response Resources for California Produce Growers

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Produce Safety Program announces a new Flooding Response Resources section has been added to the Resources section of its Educate webpage. As seasonal storms are underway, this new section offers several educational resources … Continue reading

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Spanish-language sessions expand outreach to organic growers about Produce Safety Rule

CDFA’s Produce Safety Program works to ensure that California farmers understand how to implement all food safety practices required by the federal Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule. As part of PSP’s Educate, Implement and Regulate strategy to accomplish this, three PSP inspectors recently gave a … Continue reading

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CDFA welcomes Dr. Geetika Joshi to lead Produce Safety Program

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Inspection Services Division (ISD) welcomes Geetika Joshi, Ph.D., as the newly appointed environmental program manager to lead the Produce Safety Program (PSP). “We’re excited to welcome Geetika to the team as she … Continue reading

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Food Safety E-Learning Series: attend sessions this week about production agricultural water, view previous sessions about biological soil amendments of animal origin

Register now to attend three free, online courses starting this week about production agricultural water. These courses are part of the California Farm Food Safety E-Learning series created by the UC Davis Department of Food Science and Technology, funded by the … Continue reading

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CDFA presents helpful resources at Latino Farmer Conference

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) co-sponsored, attended and presented at the sixth annual Latino Farmer Conference on February 11. The virtual conference presented in Spanish was held to facilitate the creation of networks and provide pertinent information … Continue reading

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Blog details how farms can find out if they are exempt from Produce Safety Rule

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Produce Safety Program is now actively performing inspections of California produce farms to verify compliance with food safety regulations under the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. These new … Continue reading

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