The lineup of Issues Forums includes:
Food safety and the FDA: Where we go from here
Congress passed the Food Safety Modernization Act in 2010, placing more emphasis on prevention of food-borne illnesses and giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration increased authority to address food safety problems. The agency is set to publish proposed regulation this year. Find out what direction the FDA is taking on this issue, which is critical for the entire food supply chain.
The Future of Water Policy in Florida
Water availability and water quality continue to be issues of concern for Florida producers. Competition for water resources is a reality in many parts of the state. Learn the latest on what lawmakers and regulators are doing to protect supply and the implications of state and federal water policy for your operation.
A Look at Labor: Legislation and Regulation
The landscape is changing quickly for agricultural employers. Immigration and E-Verify legislation is moving in Congress even as the H-2A guest worker program grows more difficult to use. Get an update on what’s going on in Tallahassee and Washington and learn about FFVA’s efforts to help ensure producers can have access to an adequate workforce.