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Date: Thursday, January 25, 2018
Contact: Ken Hupp, (808) 932-7668

For Immediate Release

The University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management (CAFNRM) invites the public to a presentation on the U.S. Food and Drug AdministrationÔÇÖs (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) on Friday, February 9 at 5 pm, in UH HiloÔÇÖs University Classroom Building, Room 100.

Dr. Luisa Castro, agricultural food safety program manager for the state of Hawai╩╗i Department of Agriculture, presents ÔÇťFSMA: What You Should Know.ÔÇŁ Topics include an overview of the law, how it affects local farms and production and information about important exemptions and scenarios. Her presentation concludes with a question and answer session.

The event is sponsored by CAFNRM, Hawai╩╗i FarmerÔÇÖs Union United East Hawai╩╗i Chapter, and the state of Hawai╩╗i Department of Agriculture. For more information, contact CAFNRM Dean Bruce Mathews at 932-7036.

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