SAN DIEGO — United Fresh industry leaders feel that certain aspects of the Food Safety Modernization Act will negatively impact many produce operations without clear benefit, they said at the United Fresh conference here. Their biggest issue is with the definition of a “mixed-type facility.” “Right now a farmer that produces fresh produce and packs it in his own on-farm packinghouse is covered under the produce safety rule,” said Walter Ram, chairman of ...

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