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FSMA Files: State and national ag leaders participate in on-farm readiness review demonstration

By on August 22, 2018

The federal Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law in January 2011. This act represents significant and historic change in food regulation and addresses every aspect of food production from farm to fork. Below Commissioner Steve Troxler discusses FSMA

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Today’s Topic: Update on Commissioner Troxler’s recent meeting with FDA Commissioner Scott Gottleib in Washington D.C.

By on June 26, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Mike Davis to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Last week Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler met with FDA Commissioner Scott Gottleib to discuss a number of issues including the implementation of

Looking back at 2017: our year-in-review

By on December 31, 2017

With over 2,000 employees in 20 divisions and a presence in all 100 counties, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services touches the lives of North Carolinians every day. We have regulatory and service responsibilities that are wide-ranging, but

NC Board of Agriculture approves rules for Animal Shelter Fund

By on August 25, 2017

The N.C. Board of Agriculture on Aug. 23 adopted permanent rules for the Animal Shelter Support Fund. The rules define eligible expenses and establish application guidelines for the fund. Temporary rules have been in place since November 2016. The General

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News Roundup: Aug. 12-18

By on August 18, 2017

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “Williams joins state committee; Could boost local farming,” Hendersonville Times-News: Agribusiness Henderson County Executive Director

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Today’s Topic: On-farm readiness reviews help farmers get ready for new federal food safety rules

By on March 28, 2017

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is taking part in a program to help produce farmers get ready for new

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Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS gets $5.3 million FDA grant for produce safety

By on October 4, 2016

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The NCDA&CS recently received a grant from the Food and Drug Administration to enhance produce safety. The department’s Food and Drug Protection Division received

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Today’s Topic: Ag Forum set for Feb. 4

By on February 2, 2016

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is hosting two events aimed at farmers and agribusinesses on Thursday in the Holshouser

FSMA Files: Focus on the Produce Safety Rule

By on August 5, 2015

The federal Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law in January 2011. This act represents significant and historic change in food regulation and addresses every aspect of food production from farm to fork. Assistant Commissioner Joe Reardon will address

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News Roundup: April 4 – 10

By on April 10, 2015

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Troxler Traveling to China