This is a project summary report that shares the findings of a recently completed project that aimed to assess farmer profitability in the Northeast region from selling a new product, retail frozen local foods, by estimating key returns and costs, and profitability.
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As the Food Safety Project Manager for National Farmers Union, Ava DeBovis oversees and manages the Local Food Safety Collaborative (LFSC) project, which aims to provide outreach, education, and training to small local food producers and processors on the Produce Safety and Preventive Controls rules of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Prior to employment with NFU, DeBovis worked for...
Rip Weaver works with the Arkansas Produce Safety team at the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service helping to implement the FSMA Produce Safety Rule in the state through Produce Safety Grower Trainings and On-Farm Readiness Reviews. With a educational background in psychology, public health, and food systems and safety, Rip focuses on worker health/hygiene...
NYS approach to applying Part 112 or Part 117 to Produce warehouses and Farm mixed-type facilities
This document provides produce sales value data from the Rule or other FDA sources.
Spanish-language version of "LABELING AND SIGNAGE RULES FOR QUALIFIED EXEMPT FARMS" factsheet
Factsheet summarizing labeling and signage requirements and examples of these for farms that are eligible for a qualified exemption under the Produce Safety Rule
Cleaning and sanitizing food contact surfaces is a crucial activity for Produce Safety Rule (PSR) compliance and GAP certification. This video is a quick summary of what you need to know!
Many small and medium producers and processors are affected by the recent implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulation as the existing training does not address how to determine compliance and assumes that small and medium food processors (SMPs) begin training with a base level of food safety knowledge that many SMPs do not have. This work develops accessible, scale-...
Eight FSOP projects from around the country provided updates on current projects.