Produce Industry News & Updates

PTI – the Produce Traceability Initiative – Working Group

leafy greensIn its most recent meeting, members of the PTI Working Group discussed labelling standards for leafy greens. Learn more by following this link and reading this article:

How to Minimize Damage From Foodborne Outbreaks Before They Happen


Food Safety – Industry Partnering on FDA Webinars

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA), Produce Marketing Association (PMA), United Fresh (UF), Western Growers (WG) and National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) were pleased to work with the U.S. Food and Drug Agency (FDA) and bring our members three webinars related to produce and the new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Attendance and participation by industry was excellent.

Topic / Participants:

  • Overview of Produce Safety Rule Inspections / Participants:  457
  • Overview of Draft Guidance for Industry: Guide to Minimize Food Safety Hazards of Fresh-cut Produce / Participants:  344
  • Overview of Draft Guidance for Industry: Produce Safety Rule / Participants:  433

All three of the webinar recordings can be accessed by clicking the link.