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Colorado Fruit and Vegetables Growers Association program to provide information on new regulations

The Colorado Fruit and Vegetables Growers Association will be holding an educational program to expose produce growers to new regulations intended to improve their food safety practices. The event will be 8 a.m.-noon, July 12 in Pueblo, Colo.

It will feature a mock audit of Milberger Farms in Pueblo led by inspector from the Colorado Department of Agriculture. The inspectors will instruct attendees on how to change their practices to make their produce safer, as well as how to document those practices.

"Food safety is the top priority of Colorado produce growers," said Dominic DiSanti, chairman of the Colorado Fruit and Vegetables Growers Association Food Safety Co. "CFVGA is committed to using the latest technology to help growers learn best practices. We welcome all growers to attend."

The event is free for CFVGA members, and there is a $30 entry fee for non-members. Participants are encouraged to register by July 8.

-Staff reports