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Food Safety Resource #162
Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated April 28, 2020
Type: Guidance - Federal, Coverage Assessment Tools
Topic: General (PCHF), Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF), General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

Implicit Price Deflators for Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
 
 Several FSMA rules have provisions in which a value is adjusted for inflation and averaged over 3 years. We provide the values based on Price Deflators for Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and the average for the most recent 3 years for the applicable rules below. The GDP deflator is not a static number, and changes monthly...

Food Safety Resource #161
Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated April 28, 2020
Author: Callahan, C.
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Fact Sheets
Topic: Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

Whether your winter storage rooms are getting bare or you are making the transition from sweet corn to potatoes, what better time to give your cooler a once over than right now? Download the Farm Cooler Checklist to help guide your walk-through.

Food Safety Resource #160
Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated February 11, 2020
Author: Ronald H. Schmidt
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Fact Sheets
Topic: Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF)

This document explains the details of equipment cleaning and sanitizing procedures in food-processing and/or food-handling operations.

Food Safety Resource #159
Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated February 11, 2020
Type:
Topic: Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use, Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Ag Water (Postharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

The Farm Storage Facility Loan Program (FSFL) provides low-interest financing so producers can build or upgrade facilities to store commodities. Eligible commodities include grains, oilseeds, peanuts, pulse crops, hay, honey, renewable biomass commodities, fruits and vegetables, floriculture, hops, maple sap, milk, cheese, yogurt, butter, eggs, meat/poultry (unprocessed), rye and aquaculture.

Food Safety Resource #158
Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated April 28, 2020
Author: Callahan, C.
Type: Published Rules & Statutes, Tools & Calculators
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

The FSMA Produce Safety Rule is an important reference for those helping growers understand requirements under the regulation. But weighing in at 216 pages it can be a burdensome document to read, let alone carry around with you. But there is hope. This blog post summarizes some ways of using the PSR on a mobile device.

Food Safety Resource #157
Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated April 28, 2020
Author: Callahan, C. & Chamberlin, A.
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Fact Sheets
Topic: Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

Smooth and cleanable surfaces are an important aspect of areas where produce is washed, packed, stored and processed. This is a summary of some of the finish surface materials that are available, their pros, cons and pricing at this time.

Food Safety Resource #156
Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated April 28, 2020
Author: Callahan, C. and Chamberlin, A.
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Fact Sheets
Topic: Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use, Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

When considering storage rooms, wash and pack sheds with growers there is one topic that is sure to strike a nerve: RODENTS. This document is intended to provide summary information about measures you can take to reduce crop losses from these pests.

Food Safety Resource #155
Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated February 11, 2020
Author: Cullen, E.
Type: Project, Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

Equipping Quality Urban Agriculture Leaders (E.Q.U.A.L.): Food Safety Training Customized For Urban And Community Food Production Systems, (#2016-07327). Cullen, E.. California State Polytechnic Univ, Pomona, California

Food Safety Resource #154
Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated February 11, 2020
Author: Channa Rock
Type: Project
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)
State: AZ

Seeds For Increasing Tribal Knowledge In Food Safety, Rock, C., UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA,TUCSON, ARIZONA - USDA FSOP Funded Project

Food Safety Resource #153
Added by NCR FSMA • Last updated February 11, 2020
Author: Iowa State University
Type: Fact Sheets
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)
State: IA

Information for Farms that are Exempt or fall under the Modified Requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule

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