FSPCA Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) Course

Offered by Mérieux NutriSciences and the Texas International Produce Association (TIPA), this course will provide participants with the knowledge to implement the requirements of the “Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals” regulation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This regulation is one of a number of [...]

July 7th, 2017|Categories: Events, News|

Workshop: Mitigating the Cost of a Recall

We are offering a free workshop to TIPA members entitled “Mitigating the Cost of a Product Recall”. We have secured a nationally renowned attorney, Sarah Brew, who specializes in food safety and recall related cases. As all of you know, a single recall can lead to severe financial losses for your operation, with about 52 [...]

March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events|

TIPA Member Training Session: Audit Training for Food Safety Systems for Internal and External Suppliers

We wanted to alert you to a training opportunity coordinated by TIPA, for TIPA Members, scheduled for Feb 7-8. REGISTER NOW If you source product from growers or other companies as part of your operation, then this is an important training to help you become compliant with FDA’s new requirements under FSMA. Supplier control and [...]

January 17th, 2017|Categories: Events, News|

Texas Produce Industry Names Five to Hall of Fame

The Texas International Produce Association named five produce industry leaders to its Hall of Fame this week. The TIPA Hall of Fame has been a “proud tradition since 1988, recognizing people who have made exceptional contributions to the industry,” said TIPA president and CEO Bret Erickson. Among those recognized were Bill Burns (posthumously) of Lamar [...]

January 28th, 2016|Categories: Events|

Produce Hall of Fame 2016

Save the Date The Texas International Produce Association and the Hall of Fame Committee will soon begin the selection process for individuals who have demonstrated true leadership in the Texas produce industry. The select few will be inducted into the Produce Hall of Fame January 25, 2016, during the Association's most treasured event - the [...]

October 6th, 2015|Categories: Events|

2015 TIPA Golf Tournament Pictures


July 1st, 2015|Categories: Events|

South Texas Onion Committee Meeting on June 25, 2015

Chairman Steve Cargil has called a Budget meeting for the South Texas Onion Committee (STOC): District 1 & 2 Tursday - June 25, 2015 at 11:30 am Texas A&M Citrus Center, Weslaco, TX Texas A&M Agrilife Research, Uvalde, TX Download the Notice of Meeting PDF: STOC Budget Nominations 6-25-15 Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP with [...]

June 22nd, 2015|Categories: Events|

Thank You 2015 TIPA Golf Sponsors

The Texas International Produce Association would like to thank all the 2015 Golf Sponsors for their support!   DIAMOND GOLD SILVER BRONZE HOLE

June 18th, 2015|Categories: Events|

TIPA Annual Summer Golf Tournament Sold Out

Once again we've maxed out the number of golfers in the tournament at 100 participants!! A huge thank you to all the companies, players, and sponsors that have committed their support to this great event. TIPA's annual summer golf tournament is one of many ongoing initiatives that promotes community, camaraderie & provides networking opportunities for [...]

June 3rd, 2015|Categories: Events|

Texas Produce Industry Meets with Top Level APHIS & CBP Executives

Approximately 40-50 produce import industry representatives participated in a recent roundtable discussion which was attended by top level executives from USDA-APHIS and CBP. The meeting was coordinated by TIPA and hosted at the Tierra del Sol conference room located in Pharr, Texas. "This was a great opportunity for our industry to speak directly to [...]

June 3rd, 2015|Categories: Events|