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April 7, 2020

For these and other Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announcements and guidance for food producers, please visit the FDA’s webpage on Food Safety…
January 13, 2020

As the shortened days and long nights of winter begin to lighten, organic producers are spending time with family, poring over seed catalogs,…
July 8, 2019

With the production season getting into full swing, it’s important for organic producers to keep an eye on the food safety ball to ensure all your…
July 10, 2017

Costco Wholesale has released their updated Produce Food Safety Audit Expectations, and there are changes that will affect the CCOF-certified…
May 22, 2017

  The berry harvest has started in earnest here on the Central Coast, and some distributors and buyers are asking producers for evidence of a…
September 12, 2016

Food safety continues to be a hot topic for consumers and producers alike. The passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and recent release…
October 7, 2013

Food Safety Certification for Your Organic Operation Many farmers and processors are already being asked to be certified to food safety standards by…
July 11, 2013

Food safety continues to be a hot topic for consumers and producers alike. The passing of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and recent release…