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...
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NYS approach to applying Part 112 or Part 117 to Produce warehouses and Farm mixed-type facilities
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.
This is an example of a food safety plan from a demonstration farm in west Alabama. The farm is not covered by FSMA, but the plan aligns with PSR requirements.
PI and Program Manager for Produce Safety Program at ODA.
Food safety Agent Associates, Angela Ferelli and Carol Allen talk about some common issues that MDA agents found during audits and inspections in 2020. The second half is a review of some of the state and federal regulatory updates for the year.