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The points of contact between Rutgers Cooperative Extension Service and the grower & business communities are the NJ County Agricultural Agents. The agents are a tremendous source of information for both new and experienced growers. Visit your local county extension office.

Saturday, August 27, 2011

New FDA Blog Post on Food Safety Modernization Act: "I hope you'll read and post your comments!"

New Blog Post -- FDA Tells Farmers: We need to learn from you
Last week, farmers from across the North and South forks of Suffolk county Long Island showed a group of us from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets the incredible diversity of their farms and the challenges FDA faces in writing a “produce safety” rule.
For more information on FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act, visit

Richard W. VanVranken
Agricultural Agent
County Extension Department Head
Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

6260 Old Harding Hwy.

Mays Landing, NJ 08330-1553 
p. 609-625-0056
f.  609-625-3646