Welcome to the Food Safety Resource Clearinghouse!

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 513 resources published in the clearinghouse.  Please note, most of these resources have not been peer reviewed.  We do have plans to incorporate peer review in the future.

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Farm Vehicle Operation for Produce Safety, Plant Science Food Safety Group

Added by Carol Allen • Last updated January 14, 2021
Author: UMD Plant Science Food Safety Group
Type: Videos
Topic: Postharvest Handling & Sanitation; Produce Safety Rule (PSR); Record Keeping

This video describes how to operate farm vehicles with produce safety in mind, minimizing the risk of cross contamination and keeping your fresh produce products safe

Food Safety Updates, Maryland Grower Winter Meeting December 2, 2020

Added by Carol Allen • Last updated January 7, 2021
Author: UMD Plant Science Food Safety Group
Type: Videos
Topic: Worker Health, Hygiene & Training; Produce Safety Rule (PSR); Postharvest Handling & Sanitation; Record Keeping; Traceability

Food safety Agent Associates, Angela Ferelli and Carol Allen talk about some common issues that MDA agents found during audits and inspections in 2020. The second half is a review of some of the state and federal regulatory updates for the year.

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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 February 11, 2020
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.

Portable Handwashing Station / Unit - Multiple Plans

Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated March 26, 2020
Author: Rod Gurganus & Gary Roberson (NCSU)
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material; Fact Sheets; Tools & Calculators
Topic: General (PSR); Produce Safety Rule (PSR); Worker Health, Hygiene & Training

A collection of designs for a handwashing stations appropriate for a wide range of production scales. From North Carolina State University.