Produce Safety Committee

About the committee

This committee focuses on issues related specifically to produce and assists AFDO with developing produce related resources.

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Committee Charges

Charge 1

Construct a 90-minute committee virtual session to be held in May 2023.  Submit final agenda no later than April 1, 2023.

Charge 2

Appoint an individual to serve as the AFDO Representative to the Produce Safety Alliance Executive Committee and offer assistance as needed.

Charge 3

Work with LGMA, CA and AZ to host a webinar on common food safety challenges associated with leafy greens.

Charge 4

Hold a webinar that addresses unique ways to work with and engage the Amish community and Plain Sect Farmer regarding the PSR.

Charge 5

Create a document that highlights environmental sampling, positive results, remediation and collaboration for industry and state produce programs.

Charge 6

Create a document describing how state produce programs can locate contacts for emergencies that cross-references all appropriate food safety agencies and programs.

Charge 7

Develop a recurring blast quarterly email to all produce associated stakeholders that is mainly focused on a single topic and provides a link to a current resource.

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