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This Clearinghouse is a curated source of Produce Safety and Preventive Controls for Human Food related resources.  Anyone can search and view the resources linked to the clearinghouse by using one or all of the search tools below (type, topic, state, and/or keywords).

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There are currently 1019 resources published in the clearinghouse. Please note, most of these resources have not been peer reviewed.

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UF Food Safety Extension YouTube Channel

Added by Michelle Danyluk • Last updated June 14, 2024
Type: Project (Food Safety Outreach Program - FSOP); Videos
Topic: General (PSR); Produce Safety Rule (PSR); Worker Health, Hygiene & Training; Soil Amendments; Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use; Ag Water (Preharvest); Ag Water (Postharvest); Postharvest Handling & Sanitation; Food Safety Plans; Record Keeping

This YouTube channel features food safety education videos and instructor-led webinars with the aim to address learning gaps for beginning and underserved farmers.

Seaweed Food Safety: Comparing Compliance with Preventive Controls for Human Foods and Seafood HACCP

Added by Michael Ciaramella • Last updated June 13, 2024
Author: Anoushka Concepcion, Catherine Janasie, Stephanie Otts
Type: Guidance - Federal
Topic: General (PCHF); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF)

With increased interest in seaweed production, there is a need to enhance markets for seaweed products. This regulatory guide was developed to assist emerging producers in navigating the complex food safety regulations governing the processing and marketing of seaweeds in the US.

Food Protection Trends. 2024. Vol 44, No. 3, p. 160–181.

Understanding the Food Safety Needs of Small and Very Small Processors in the Northeast United States: Food Safety Communicator and Regulator Perspective

Added by Luke LaBorde • Last updated June 6, 2024
Author: Annie S. Fitzgerald, Andrea Gilbert-Eckman, Elizabeth M. Demmings, Jill Fitzsimmons, Amanda J. Kinchla, Nicole Richard, Dave Seddon, Luke F. LaBorde, and Elizabeth Newbold
Type: Journal Article
Topic: Preventive Controls (PCs); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF)

A needs assessment was conducted by the Northeast Center to Advance Food Safety (NECAFS) to articulate challenges that small and very small (SVS) food processors face and to identify strategies based on those needs for increasing compliance with the Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCHF) Rule.

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FSPCA Food Safety Plan Template

Added by Virginia Jaquish • Last updated February 11, 2020
Author: FSPCA
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material; Tools & Calculators
Topic: Preventive Controls (PCs); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF)

This Food Safety Plan template is modeled after forms developed for the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food curriculum, and can be modified to reflect the need of individual establishment needs.

FSMA Human Food Audit Checklist

Added by NCR FSMA • Last updated September 19, 2023
Type: Guidance - Federal; Tools & Calculators
Topic: General (PCHF); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF)

This Checklist will help you organize your materials and assess your current food safety preparedness for processing human food. The Checklist is NOT itself a plan.

Food Safety Resources for Food Hubs - Sample Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Added by Thais Ramos • Last updated March 3, 2022
Author: Dr. Erin DiCaprio, Gwenaël Engelskirchen, Dr. Thais Ramos, Dr. Alda Pires
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material
Topic: General (PCHF); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF); Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
State: CA

Food hubs & FSMA The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), a federal law enacted in 2011, contains seven sections which apply to different areas of the food supply chain. The section most likely to pertain to food hubs applies to facilities that manufacture, pack, and/or hold human food, and is called the “Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive...