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Discussion with Nebraska Department of Agriculture - How FSMA Interacts with State Food and Feed Regulations

  • By: NEGFA
  • On: 07/19/2019 09:48:37
  • In: Feed
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Members of the Nebraska Grain and Feed Association joined Nebraska Department of Agriculture staff to discuss the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and its relation to state food and feed regulations on July 2, 2019 in Lincoln.

NGFA Safety Tips Sheets: Emergency Action Plans, Proper Glove Selection and Hot Work

New “Safety Tips Sheets.”  The new guides –  Emergency Action Plans, Proper Glove Selection and Hot Work –  by NGFA Manager of Safety, Education and Training Jim Seibert.

FDA Provides Update on FSMA Inspections

  • By: NEGFA
  • On: 07/08/2019 17:18:38
  • In: Feed
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Earlier this month, the American Feed Industry Association’s legislative and regulatory staff met with a Food and Drug Administration official to learn how animal food manufacturers were fairing with FDA and state regulatory inspections for the current good manufacturing practices (CGMP) and hazard analysis and risk-based preventive controls (HA/PC) regulations required through the Food Safety Modernization Act.

New Intern - Meet Demi Striglos!

Demi has joins the NEGFA Team as a Communications Intern. Ms. Striglos is from Decatur, Illinois and is an Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communications major at UNL. She also has minors in International Agriculture and Natural Resources and Photography.

FDA Finalizes Guidance to Help Facilities Determine Their Business Size Under FSMA Preventive Controls Regulations

Under the PC Human Food and PC Animal Foods rules, a facility that is a “small business” may have a later compliance date and certain activities performed by a farm mixed-type facility that is a “small business” are exempt from the preventive controls requirements of the PC rules.  The final guidance issued is designed to answer these questions. The guidance explores key definitions such as “subsidiary,” “affiliate” and “full-time equivalent employee.”

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