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

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Agricultural and Environmental Services Entomology and Nursery Industries Apiary Registration New Invasive Economic Plant Pest Surveys Nursery Licensing Phytosanitary Certificates Plant Pest Quarantine and Eradication Programs Pesticide Compliance Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing Pesticide Product Registration Pesticide Enforcement and Inspection Consumer Information Hemp Program Chemistry Industry Contacts Laws and Regulation NM Environment Department Hemp Program … Continue reading Divisions Directory Page

NMDA takes innovative approaches to serve the public amid COVID-19 pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  NMDA Contact: Baylee BanksCommunications Assistant, New Mexico Department of Agriculturebbanks@nmda.nmsu.edu575-339-5011 (Kristie Garcia, Public Affairs Director) July 13, 2020 NMDA takes innovative approaches to serve the public amid COVID-19 pandemic Haga clic aquí para la versión en español. LAS CRUCES – New Mexico’s agriculture industry provides many resources that are crucial to the state’s communities … Continue reading NMDA takes innovative approaches to serve the public amid COVID-19 pandemic

NMDA News Archive Page

New Mexico Department of Agriculture warns residents not to plant unsolicited foreign seeds (July 28, 2020) NMDA accepting healthy soil program grant applications (July 24, 2020) New Mexico Secretary of Agriculture appointed to USDA advisory committee on agriculture statistics (July 23, 2020) USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program deadline is Aug. 28 (July 17, 2020) NMDA … Continue reading NMDA News Archive Page