This fact sheet walks you through the safe and effective use of chlorine as a disinfectant.
Search the Clearinghouse
Record keeping is the corner stone of implementing a food safety plan. This document will help you navigate Google Docs as free resource for recordkeeping.
If you have read the GAP manual, you are aware of the importance of writing a mission statement. This resource provides a sample mission statement, along with pointers for writing your own.
Step by step instructions that will walk you through using Google maps to create an accurate map of your farm.
This fact sheet will walk you through the recommended use and storage of manure to ensure GAP compliance.
This Checklist will help you organize your materials and assess your current food safety preparedness for processing human food. The Checklist is NOT itself a plan.
Chris Callahan is an Extension Assistant Professor of Agricultural Engineering at the University of Vermont. His work focuses on the application of engineering and technology to the needs of small and medium-sized farms and food processors in the areas of protected culture production, postharvest handling and storage and sustainable energy. He is also the Director of the Northeast Center to...
The North Central Regional Center’s specific aims are to: establish a sustainable communication network connecting educators and grower/processors throughout the North Central Region (NCR) to facilitate collaboration for FSMA compliance training and build training capacity; conduct a regional needs assessment and identify the gaps in knowledge for growers/processors and in educational tools/...
Dr. Trujillo is one of eight members for the Produce Safety Network (PSN), Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). His function is to collaborate and serve as technical advisor with state representatives and the produce industry in the implementation of the FDA Produce Safety Rule. Previously, Dr. Trujillo served as International...
This guide is written for people who would like to learn if their farm is covered by the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule. This guide will help you understand how to comply with food safety regulations and explains how practicing food safety on your farm benefits your business and your customers. It also provides numerous resources for further reading and preparation.