Grapes must be unadulterated and safe for consumption, this includes grapes that are produced for wine. Includes a Wine Grape Food Safety Checklist.
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This tool leads you through a series of questions to help you figure out whether your farm/food business is affected by federal rules on the production and handling of produce under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), and if so, how.
These questions are intended for use during PSA Grower Training Courses to help generate discussion. We encourage prioritizing which questions are used based on the content you wish to highlight during the course.
This National GAPs Program template will help you develop a farm food safety plan. Available in English and Spanish.
Use this optional soil amendment sorting activity when teaching Module 3 of the PSA Grower Training Course. Available in English and Spanish.
This is a narrated Powerpoint presentation divided up into short sections. Throughout this series, viewers will learn how to create a worker training program, foodborne pathogens of concern, routes of contamination, principles of health and hygiene, risk assessment, and so much more.
A response from the FDA TAN regarding the question of which rule the following operation would be covered under: The operation removes the stem and calyx from strawberries prior to shipping. This "de-stemming" activity is not conducted in the field - it is conducted in a facility the same operation owns and operates.
Handwashing has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to reduce the risk of transmission of human pathogens between people. This guide was motivated by a desire to improve current handwashing station practice with a focus on minimizing or even removing all contact between the user’s hands and surfaces of the station. Design guidelines are summarized and two example build sheets are...
Cornell University faculty address consumer questions related to COVID-19.
CDC published COVID-19 guidance for agricultural workers and employers as well as an Agricultural Employer Checklist for Creating a COVID-19 Assessment and Control Plan.