Regulatory Affairs

POLITCO Covers Challenges in FSMA Implementation for States

This fall the LGMA was interviewed by reporter Helena Bottemiller Evich

California Farms brought virtually to Washington DC

The LGMA has hosted several farm tours for officials from the FDA in r

First Take on FDA’s Final Produce Rule

Today the final Produce Rule, part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), has been issued by the U.S. Fo

First FSMA Rules Finalized by FDA

Today two key elements of the long-anticipated Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) became final. With their p

Some good news from latest CDC Report

Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a new report on “Preliminary Incidence and Trends of

FDA Commissioner States Intention to Work with State Partners

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives Appropria

Farewell to FDA’s Margaret Hamburg

With the news from FDA that Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg will step down at the end of March, the Californi

Food Safety Heroes

Recently three very special people were honored as Food Safety Heroes by STOP Foodborne Illness - a national nonprofit public health organization de

Our Comments to FDA on the Revised Produce Rule

The U.S. FDA is continuing to move toward implementation of sweeping new federal laws under

LGMA Hosts Webinar With FDA Explaining Parts of FSMA

Yesterday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration participated with the Ca

LGMA Hosts Important Tour Groups

You may have heard that September is National Food Safety Education Month.  It’s fitting then, that the LGM

Revised Produce Safety Rule: A Closer Look at a Daunting Task

We have just finished reviewing the revised Produce Sa

FDA Revised Produce Rule Now Available for Review

Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released proposed revisions to four propos

Representative Lois Capps Sees LGMA in Action

Last Friday it was my pleasure to accompany Representative Lois Capps (D – Santa Barbara)

FDA Cites Need to Coordinate with Marketing Agreements on Food Safety

Today, the FDA released its Operational Strategy for I