Applications Now Being Accepted for 2018 Michigan GROWN, Michigan GREAT Restaurant Awards - MDARD, the Michigan Restaurant Association, and the Michigan Ag Council are proud to announce they are now accepting applications for the 2018 Michigan GROWN, Michigan GREAT Restaurant Award. Read the full press release here.

FSMA Produce Safety Rule: Farmer Survey - Farms that grow produce covered under the Produce Safety Rule are encouraged to register their farms with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Registration is easy. For more information about the Food Safety Modernization Act or to t complete the brief survey visit

Hepatitis A Outbreak Information - Public health officials and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are continuing to see an elevated number of hepatitis A cases in the City of Detroit, and counties of Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Wayne, and St Clair. Visit for details.