Inside the CDA’s Inspection and Consumer Services with Division Director Hollis Glenn…

The BARN – Briggsdale, CO – February 6, 2020- Joining the Colorado Ag News Network and FarmCast Radio at this time is Hollis Glenn, Inspection and Consumer Services Division Director at the Colorado Department of Agriculture discussing several topics including:

  • Hollis Glenn’s Background
  • ICS Focus & Mission
  • ICS’s Inspection Programs
  • Recent changes to the Farm Products Program
  • Recent changes to the Produce Safety Rule
  • CDA recently submitted its comments to the USDA on the Interim Final Rule related to the establishment of a Domestic Hemp Production Program
  • Upcoming Ag Events: CFVGA Conference, Gov’s Ag Forum & Farm Credit CO Ag Hall of Fame
  • Final thoughts & more

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CDA’s The Division of Inspection and Consumer Services

The Division of Inspection and Consumer Services (ICS) programs provide economic protection to agricultural producers and ensure that Colorado consumers receive products that are safe, properly labeled, and sold in an honest manner. ICS regulates animal feed, fertilizer, anhydrous ammonia, compost, farm products dealers, commodity handlers/grain warehouses, scales and other measuring devices, pricing and package weight accuracy, eggs, home food service plan operators, custom meat plants and wild game processors.  Watch this short video to learn more about the ICS division. Consumer protection, promotion of equity in the marketplace, and animal and human health safety are the primary goals of ICS. Learn more online at https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/aginspection
The mission of the Department of Agriculture is to strengthen and advance Colorado agriculture; promote a safe, high quality, and sustainable food supply; and protect consumers, the environment, and natural resources.
The vision of the Department of Agriculture is that Colorado agriculture be strong and vibrant, a key driver of the state’s economy, and recognized worldwide for its safe, affordable, and abundant supply of high quality food and agricultural products.
If you would like to learn more about the Colorado Department of Agriculture stop by their offices @ 305 Interlocken Parkway in Broomfield, CO, give them a call @ 303-869-9000 or visit the CDA online @ www.colorado.gov/ag
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By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.