produce safety; FDA; FSMA: food safety; produce safety rule; agricultural water

  • We reported on FDA’s July 30, 2020 release of a testing protocol for the development of new antimicrobial products that could be registered with EPA to treat preharvest agricultural water. 
Continue Reading FDA Removes L. monocytogenes From Protocol for the Development and EPA Registration of Treatments for Preharvest Agricultural Water

Continue Reading FDA Proposes Compliance Dates for Pre-Harvest Agricultural Water Requirements and Specifies Duration of Enforcement Discretion for Harvest and Post-Harvest Requirements


  • FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Final Rule establishing “Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption” (see our detailed summary here) includes an

Continue Reading FDA Requests Information That Could Result in Expanding the Rarely Consumed Raw (RCR) List of Produce Commodities Exempt From the Produce Safety Rule