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Dr. Jim Rushing spoke at the Third International Food Safety Forum in Guadalajara, Mexico

Dr. Jim Rushing was an invited speaker at the plenary session of the Third International Food Safety Forum in Guadalajara, Mexico. He spoke about anticipated impacts of the Food Safety Modernization Act and the proposed Fresh Produce Rule on selected components of food safety programs in the fresh produce industry.

The presentation focused on flood affected soils, fertilization, animal control and traceability with an emphasis on record keeping requirements that apply to all Good Agricultural Practices. He estimated that about 300 people were in attendance for the presentation.