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 Please note, most of these resources have not been peer reviewed.

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The Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule: A Visual Guide

Added by Annie Fitzgerald • Last updated May 22, 2024
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material
Topic: General (PCHF); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF)

This document serves as a visual guide to the components of Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls For Human Food, also known as the PCHF Rule. It summarizes the topics covered in each subpart of 21 CFR 117 and highlights areas of overlapping topic.

Susceptibility of Produce to Infiltration from Harvest and Postharvest Water

Added by Brenda Morris • Last updated May 17, 2024
Author: Laura K. Strawn; Don Stoeckel; Thomas Saunders; Steve Foster; Michelle Danyluk; Erik Bungo, Brenda Morris
Type: Fact Sheets
Topic: Ag Water (Preharvest); Produce Safety Rule (PSR); Ag Water (Postharvest); Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

Infiltration is a food safety concern because pathogens in the water or on the exterior of produce can be brought into the flesh of the fruit or vegetable. This resource provides considerations when using water during harvest and postharvest activities.

Brooke Horton - South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Added by Brooke Horton • Last updated May 4, 2024
Type: People
Topic: General (PSR); Produce Safety Rule (PSR)
State: SC

Produce Safety Outreach Coordinator, South Carolina Department of Agriculture
 Brooke currently serves as the Produce Safety Outreach Coordinator for the South Carolina Department of Agriculture. In this position, she is responsible for overseeing and conducting the Produce Safety Rule outreach and education to South Carolina produce growers. She oversees our exemption...

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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...