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Nov. 19-20: New food safety rules discussed in workshop

By Angela Lenssen, School of Food Science

food-science-logoSEATTLE – Food safety and law experts will discuss the effects of and compliance with new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules at a public workshop Nov. 19-20 at the Double Tree by Hilton, Seattle Airport, 18740 International Blvd. The rules are scheduled for release Nov. 13. » More …

May 8: Ex-FDA administrator to speak at commencement

Winckler-80SPOKANE, Wash. – The former chief of staff for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will be the keynote speaker on Thursday at the commencement ceremony of the Washington State University College of Pharmacy. » More …

Rock Doc: FDA considers changes to nutrition labels

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PetersPULLMAN, Wash. – While I have been dinking around for months trying to lose five pounds, two of my friends have gotten serious about weight loss. Each of them is down 50 pounds. » More …

FDA to discuss proposed produce food safety regulations

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Food growers, packers and processors are invited to discuss food safety policy and proposed regulations with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this month. Registration is required through Washington State University Extension at http://bit.ly/18PPj6M but the event is free to the public.

A two-hour session will be 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at Four Rivers Cultural Center in Ontario, Ore. A day-long session will be 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at the Howard Johnson hotel in Yakima, Wash. 

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