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Food Safety Resource #970
Added by Harry Short • Last updated June 7, 2022
Author: Harry Short, Susanna Pearlstein
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Fact Sheets
Topic: Soil Amendments, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)
State: OR

This fact sheet is a summary of the biological soil amendments of animal origin (BSAAOs) requirements of the Produce Safety Rule and is intended to educate composters and BSAAO manufacturers about the rule.

Food Safety Resource #968
Added by Harry Short • Last updated June 24, 2022
Author: Harry Short, Susanna Pearlstein
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Tools & Calculators
Topic: Soil Amendments, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)
State: OR

This is an example certificate of conformance that includes the minimum information required by the FDA in an easily fillable format.

Food Safety Resource #967
Added by Phillip Tocco • Last updated February 14, 2022
Author: Annalisa Hultberg, Phil Tocco
Type: Podcast
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Ag Water (Preharvest)

This episode features a conversation between Annalisa Hultberg from University of Minnesota Extension and Phil Tocco from Michigan State University Extension.  They discuss some of the key features of the recently published Proposed Agriscultural Water Rule (Subpart E) of the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Food Safety Resource #965
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated November 21, 2022
Author: Angela Ferelli
Type: Videos
Topic: Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)
State: MD

This first in a series of cleaning and sanitizing videos introduces the viewer to the basic concepts of cleaning and sanitation and discusses how to fit cleaning and sanitizing into the farm’s operation schedule.

Food Safety Resource #963
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated November 21, 2022
Author: UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture
Type: Videos
Topic: Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)
State: VT

This video features the farmers of Jericho Settlers Farm, a diversified produce and livestock operation, as they expand an old dairy barn into a packshed to accommodate the growth of their business.

Food Safety Resource #962
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated September 21, 2022
Author: UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture
Type: Videos
Topic: Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)
State: VT

This video features the farmers at High Meadows, who became Vermont's first certified organic farm in 1971, as they renovate an old dairy barn into a pack shed that includes a wash line and storage.

Food Safety Resource #960
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated January 4, 2022
Author: CCE Cornell Vegetable Program
Type: Videos
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Ag Water (Postharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

Implementing food safety practices in wash/pack facilities is critical for ensuring that foodborne pathogens are not introduced or spread as produce is sorted, graded, washed, and packed. This 5-part series will walk you through principles of food safety, the ideal wash/pack facility layout, post-harvest water management, cleaning and sanitizing, and tips for cleaning larger washing equipment...

Food Safety Resource #959
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated November 21, 2022
Author: UMass Amherst Extension Vegetable Program
Type: Videos
Topic: Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

Developing good procedures for cleaning and sanitizing harvest equipment and post-harvest facilities is critical for ensuring high-quality product and reducing food safety risks. This video describes how to develop a strategy for cleaning post-harvest areas.

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