The project partners are developing the center due to expressed stakeholder need for training related to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and in response to US Food and Drug Administration call for proposals for such a center.
NECAFS grant program to support food safety research and/or education is accepting proposals now through 9/1/17. Year 2 of the Special Projects Grant Program (SPGP) is now open. This grant program will fund projects that focus on addressing food safety issues among small to medium-sized producers and processors through research, education or both.
On-Farm Readiness Review Discussion
July 31, 2017
11:00AM - 12:30PM
Please join us on Monday, July 31st from 11:00am-12:30pm for our July Webinar, "On-Farm Readiness Review Discussion." On-Farm Readiness Review (OFRR) is a plan and tool-kit designed to be used by regulators and educators to prepare farmers for compliance with the FSMA Produce Safety Rule. This webinar will feature a presentation and discussion on the goals of OFRR, a summary of the on-farm pilot process of the program this summer with discussion on lessons learned, and more information on what to expect during final roll out.
The Northeast Center to Advance Food Safety
P.O. Box 559
Bennington, VT 05201-0559
As part of a regional effort, NECAFS works alongside the National Coordination Center (NCC), other Regional Centers (RCs) and training alliances on education and outreach efforts related to food safety and compliance with the Food Safety Moderization Act.