Are you confused about how FSMA will impact your produce farm? Are you unsure about when the enforcement of FSMA regulations will start? Are you concerned that the new food safety regulations may conflict with your organic growing practices? Get your questions answered! This webinar will review the key components of FSMA regulationsincluding the different FSMA compliance categories and compliance timelinesas well as link you to food safety resources for organic growers.
FSMA compliance dates for some farms start in January 2018, so it is important for organic produce growers to understand how these new food safety regulations will impact their farms. In this webinar, Kali Feiereisel from CAFF will clarify the new federal food safety requirements for produce farms. Hear the details on the different FSMA compliance categories for farms, as well as the timeline for when farms need to comply. Feiereisel will discuss how organic farms may already address some FSMA requirements through the records they keep for their Organic System Plan (OSP). She will also highlight FSMA topics that fall outside the OSP, including worker health and hygiene.
Time will be set aside for questions and answers. CCOF’s Food Safety Program Manager Jacob Guth will also be on hand to answer questions about third-party food safety certification and GLOBALG.A.P.