Make Our Food Safe
10/11/2011

"FDA reveals details of foreign farm inspections"

The Packer | Tom Karst

"COLLEGE PARK, Md. — About half of all foreign farms supplying produce to the U.S. and inspected by the Food and Drug Administration in recent years have had a written food safety plan, and nearly all had worker hygiene training in place.

Those were two facts revealed in an Oct. 5 presentation given by Crystal McKenna, produce safety specialist at the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, spoke about foreign producers at a workshop Oct. 5 during the United Fresh Produce Association’s Washington Public Policy Conference..."

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