Public Comments Sought for Revisions to the Produce GAPs Harmonized Standard

Dan Cooper Industry News Release, Produce

The deadline to submit comments is Jan. 30, 2020. (United Fresh) – United Fresh has opened the public comment period to the just-posted redline version of the Produce GAPs Harmonized Standard, detailing the proposed revisions that were reviewed by the Technical Working Group at its September meeting. “We continue to strive for a balanced standard that is both accessible for …

PMA, United Fresh Establish Joint Working Group on Listeria Monocytogenes

Kelsey Fry Top Posts, Vegetables

From the Produce Marketing Association: Washington, D.C. —Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) are collaborating to address produce-specific challenges surrounding Listeria monocytogenes (Lm). While both organizations have been actively working with their respective members on individual projects related to reducing the risk of produce-associated foodborne illnesses from Lm, additional areas exist where a joint effort …