Almond and Wine Grape Growers Catch Break on Food Safety

June 24, 2019
Shot of a vineyard row with clear skies.

Click here to view the entire article on the Growing Produce website, written by David Eddy

The FDA has issued final guidance stating the agency’s intent to exercise enforcement discretion for the requirements of the Produce Safety Rule, part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), as they apply to entities growing, harvesting, packing, and holding wine grapes, hops, pulses, and almonds. This means the agency does not intend to enforce requirements of the rule for farmers and producers of these commodities...