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).

In order to link your food safety related materials and make them searchable within the clearinghouse, please create an account or log in to submit your resources.  For details about the clearinghouse, please visit the about page.

Questions about searching, creating an account, or submitting your resources?  Email necafs@uvm.edu or review our instructional videos about creating a new account or posting resources.

There are currently 492 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  Please note, most of these resources have not been peer reviewed.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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What food safety concerns keep you up at night?

Added by Meredith Melendez • Last updated November 23, 2020
Author: Meredith Melendez
Type: Project
Topic: General (PCHF); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF); General (PSR); Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

As a member of the produce industry we would like your input on what food safety priorities you see as most important. Please consider taking this anonymous online survey.

Complete set of TAN questions and answers (as of 10/23/2020) addressing the farm definition

TAN Questions and Answers - Farm Definition

Added by Elizabeth Newbold • Last updated November 16, 2020
Type: TAN Question/Answer
Topic: General (PSR); Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

The Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Law School submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request to the FDA for all TAN communications regarding the definition of a farm as defined at 21 C.F.R. 1.227 and 21 C.F.R. 112.3, for purposes of understanding compliance with the FSMA Produce Safety Rule (PSR) and Preventive Controls Rule for Human Food (PCR). The request was...

Extension Legal Services Initiative - FSMA PSR Legal Resources

Added by Elizabeth Newbold • Last updated November 13, 2020
Author: NECAFS and the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Law School
Type: Fact Sheets
Topic: General (PCHF); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF); General (PSR); Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

NECAFS and the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Law School (CAFS) worked together to research commonly asked FSMA Produce Safety Rule legal questions and create educational resources that provide clarity and understanding for our audience.

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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.