2023/2024 Rates Charged for AMS Services

2023-06-01T21:04:51+00:00June 1st, 2023|Categories: Premium Content|

Information provided courtesy of the Federal Register  The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is announcing the 2023/2024 rates it will charge for voluntary grading, inspection, certification, auditing, and laboratory services for a variety of agricultural commodities including meat and poultry, fruits and vegetables, eggs, dairy products, rice, and cotton and tobacco. The 2023/2024 regular, overtime, holiday, [...]

How to recover a Food Facility Registration that has been cancelled due to a not accurate Unique Facility Identifier (UFI)

2023-03-23T18:53:36+00:00March 23rd, 2023|Categories: Premium Content|

Starting March 10, 2023, FDA Food Facility Registrations (FFR) without an accurate Unique Facility Identifier (UFI) are being cancelled.  Firms that are impacted by FFR cancelled can have their registration reinstated once they provide the required UFI information. What does FDA verify? FDA verifies the accuracy of your facility’s UFI and verifies that the facility-specific [...]

Sonora Spring Grape Crop Estimates from AALPUM’s Grape Summit

2023-03-23T18:24:57+00:00March 23rd, 2023|Categories: Home Page Featured Story, News, Premium Content|

AALPUM, the Sonora Grape Growers Association, hosted their Spring Grape Summit on March 22, 2023 in Tubac, Arizona. Among the full afternoon of speakers, FPAA Grape Division Chairman John Pandol spoke about market trends impacting the industry, and Georgina Felix moderated a panel with officials from the Arizona Department of Agriculture, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, [...]