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California Agricultural Neighbors report outlines collaborative actions for enhanced food safety in Salinas Valley

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the Monterey County Farm Bureau are joining together to announce the release of “California Agricultural Neighbors: neighbor-to-neighbor best practices to help enhance localized food safety efforts.” California Agricultural Neighbors (CAN) was … Continue reading

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CDFA food safety scientists celebrate 30 years of continuous growth partnering with USDA Pesticide Data Program

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) joins the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Agricultural Marketing Service Pesticide Data Program (PDP). CDFA’s Center for Analytical Chemistry (CAC) Food Safety group has partnered with PDP … 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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Webinar series and interim report about agricultural neighbor best practices for food safety available online

A webinar series hosted by the California Farm Bureau Federation in partnership with the Monterey County Farm Bureau and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) about best food safety practices for agricultural neighbors is now available online. The … Continue reading

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First two webinars in Good Agricultural Neighbors series posted, registration still open for last webinar on July 14

The first two of three webinars about best food safety practices for agricultural neighbors are available to view online and registration is still open for the last webinar on July 14. Hosted by the California Farm Bureau Federation in partnership … Continue reading

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First webinar in Good Agricultural Neighbors series posted, registration still open for remaining webinars on July 7 and July 14

The first of three webinars about best food safety practices for agricultural neighbors is available to view online and there’s still time to sign up for the remaining webinars. Hosted by the California Farm Bureau Federation in partnership with Monterey … Continue reading

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Remember to sign up for California Agricultural Neighbors food safety webinars

All interested parties are invited to register for a free webinar series starting this week about best food safety practices for agricultural neighbors. Hosted by the California Farm Bureau Federation in partnership with Monterey County Farm Bureau and the California … Continue reading

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California Agricultural Neighbors release interim report on best practices for food safety–webinar series planned

The California Agricultural Neighbors (CAN) group invites all interested stakeholders to read its interim report, “California Agricultural Neighbors: Neighbor-to-neighbor best practices to help enhance localized food safety efforts,” as well as attend a three-part webinar series to learn about CAN and … Continue reading

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