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 762 resources published in the clearinghouse. Please note, most of these resources have not been peer reviewed.

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Packinghouse Environmental Monitoring Programs: Identifying Packinghouse Zones

Added by Elizabeth Newbold • Last updated September 26, 2022
Author: Laurel L. Dunn, Elizabeth White, and Samuel Cimowsky
Type: Fact Sheets
Topic: General (PSR); Produce Safety Rule (PSR); Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

This factsheet answers the following questions: - What is an environmental monitoring program? - Why use environmental monitoring? - How do we identify zones? - What are the suggested zone designations in a packinghouse or other food facility? - Why are zones important?

Agrifood Safety Produce Bites Podcast - Communicating the Value of Produce Safety

Added by Phillip Tocco • Last updated September 23, 2022
Author: Jordan DeVries, Liz Visser
Type: Podcast
Topic: General (PSR); Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

In this episode, Jordan DeVries, a Michigan Produce Safety Technician, sits down with Elizabeth Visser, farm manager at Blandford Nature Center. They discuss the produce safety efforts put into place at Blandford, and how Liz communicates the value of food safety to the customers and crew.

Agrifood Safety Produce Bites Podcast - Freedom Within the Produce Safety Rule

Added by Phillip Tocco • Last updated September 23, 2022
Author: Landen Tetil, Micah Hutchison
Type: Podcast
Topic: General (PSR); Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

In this episode, Michigan Produce Safety Technicians Landen Tetil and Micah Hutchison discuss some of the requirements (the "musts") of the Produce Safety Rule, and some creative ways that growers can go about meeting these requirements.

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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.

National Water Quality Testing Labs Map

Added by Elizabeth Newbold • Last updated September 22, 2022
Author: NECAFS
Type: Tools & Calculators
Topic: Ag Water (Preharvest); Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

This collaborative effort brings together each individual state's water quality testing lab information into ONE national interactive map.