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Food Safety Modernization Act

Primary Source Page Last Updated: 08/03/2018 : https://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/FSMA/ 


 Before Implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Rule: A Survey of U.S. Produce Growers 

Source 180817: 

https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/89721/eib-194.pdf?v=43313 

   Two page summary of this Survey:  https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/89721/eib-194_summary.pdf?v=43313 



Additional Highlighted Articles: 


  Today’s agricultural methods are not sustainable 

 Publication date: 6/7/2018 


 "With the GreenTech coming up this month we're getting in touch with several horticultural intellectuals, entrepreneurs, innovators and general greenhouse geeks. Today Codema tells us more on their 'Grow local, think global' vision." 

 [  For more information on the GreenTech exhibition and the

GreenTech Summit, check out www.greentech.nl  ]


To read the entire HortiDaily article see:   http://www.hortidaily.com/article/43882/Today%E2%80%99s-agricultural-methods-are-not-sustainable   


 


USDA seeks support for food safety certification upgrade

May 30, 2018 by  Tom Karst 


" The USDA began the technical equivalence process at the request of the specialty crops industry to align the USDA Good Agricultural Practices Program with industry recognized food safety audit requirements and to provide growers with a single government-based certification program that meets multiple market access requirements, according to a news release. "


To read entire article VISIT:
https://www.thepacker.com/article/usda-seeks-support-food-safety-certification-upgrade






 LINKS TO DISTRICT PLAN COMMISSION DOCUMENTS:

Map of District Plan Area:

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http://www.adcogov.org/sites/default/files/District%20Plan%20map.jpg


Adams County Website:
[ NOTE: I received a two-year  term on the "District Plan Commission" to serve on
one of the County’s 5 seats 2017-2018 + 4 seats for theCity of Brighton ]

http://www.adcogov.org/districtplan 



City of Brighton’s Website: 

[ NOTE: I served as a Volunteer
on the Citizens Task Force in 2015 and early 2016 providing input to the City's "Long Range Comprehensive Plan" ]

http://www.bebrighton.net/en/document/be-brighton-adoption-draft 

 

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