FSMA – Produce Safety

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is federal legislation implemented by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). According to that agency, the new law enables FDA to focus more on preventing food safety problems. This is rather than relying primarily on reacting to problems after they occur. There are seven final rules under FSMA. … Continue reading FSMA – Produce Safety

Food Safety Resources

LOCAL & STATE RESOURCES The Produce Safety Program at NMDA is working with the FDA through a cooperative agreement to advance efforts to implement and ensure compliance with the Produce Safety Rule.  The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) focuses on preventing food safety problems rather than reacting to problems.  Visit the Produce Safety web page … Continue reading Food Safety Resources

Divisions Directory Page

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NMDA News Archive Page

New Mexico Agribusinesses Encouraged to Register for International Trade Mission (January 30, 2020) New Mexico Food & Farms and School Nutrition Day Awards Ceremony set for Feb. 6 (January 29, 2020) Preliminary Data Shows New Mexico’s 2019 Pecan Production Reached Record High (January 25, 2020) Workshops Announced for New Mexico specialty Crop Funding (January 25, … Continue reading NMDA News Archive Page

New Mexico’s organic community prepping for state’s biggest agricultural conference

For immediate release: Dec. 18, 2014 Media contact:Katie Goetz, Public Information Officer575-646-2804 office (ALBUQUERQUE) – As fields lie dormant in the final month of winter, farmers, ranchers, and other food and agricultural producers will gather in Albuquerque to build and share knowledge related to organic agriculture. The 2015 New Mexico Organic Farming Conference happens Friday … Continue reading New Mexico’s organic community prepping for state’s biggest agricultural conference