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Food Safety Resource #25
Added by Luke LaBorde • Last updated February 11, 2020
Type: Videos
Topic: General (PCHF), Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF), General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

In this video series from Penn State, you will learn what the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is and whether your farm or food business may be affected by it. We’ll look at two of the seven FSMA rules that will affect farms, food processors and packing houses across the nation – the Produce Safety Rule and the Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule – and help you determine whether your...

Food Safety Resource #24
Added by Luke LaBorde • Last updated February 11, 2020
Type: Videos
Topic: Ag Water (Postharvest), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

This three-part video series from Penn State presents the best practices for post-harvest washing of fresh produce. This video is available in English and Spanish.

Food Safety Resource #23
Added by Luke LaBorde • Last updated February 11, 2020
Type: Fact Sheets
Topic: Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Soil Amendments, Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use, Ag Water (Preharvest), Ag Water (Postharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

A series of fact sheets available for viewing in your browser with links to full color formatted PDF documents.

Food Safety Resource #17
Added by Elizabeth Newbold • Last updated February 11, 2020
Type:
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

Decision Trees: Farm Food Safety Decision Making Made Easy! The purpose of the Decision Trees is to: - Help you identify risks and practices that reduce risks; - Prioritize the implementation of practices to use limited resources wisely; - Familiarize you with the terms and methods necessary to understand and follow requirements and expectations for food safety from buyers,...

Food Safety Resource #16
Added by Elizabeth Newbold • Last updated February 11, 2020
Type: Coverage Assessment Tools
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

The Preventive Controls for Human Food rule clarified the definition of a farm to cover two types of farm operations, primary production farms and secondary activities farms. The same definition is used in the Produce Safety rule (section 112.3(c)). This flowchart has basic criteria that determine whether an operation that meets the definition of “farm” is subject to the produce rule.

Food Safety Resource #15
Added by Elizabeth Newbold • Last updated February 11, 2020
Type:
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Soil Amendments, Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use, Ag Water (Preharvest), Ag Water (Postharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Food Safety Plans

The Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) is a collaboration between Cornell University, FDA, and USDA to prepare fresh produce growers to meet the regulatory requirements included in the United States Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule.

Food Safety Resource #14
Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated February 11, 2020
Type: Published Rules & Statutes
Topic: General (PCHF), Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF)

A web-based fact sheet from the FDA providing an overview of the final rule. The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Preventive Controls for Human Food rule is now final, and compliance dates for some businesses begin in September 2016.

Food Safety Resource #13
Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated February 11, 2020
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The Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) is a broad-based public private alliance consisting of key industry, academic and government stakeholders whose mission is to support safe food production by developing a nationwide core curriculum, training and outreach programs to assist companies producing human and animal food in complying with the preventive controls regulations that will...

Food Safety Resource #10
Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated May 13, 2020
Type: Fact Sheets, Published Rules & Statutes
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

A web-based fact sheet from the FDA providing an overview of the final rule. Also, links to the final rule in various forms. The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety rule is now final, and the earliest compliance dates for some farms begin one year after the effective date of the final rule. The rule establishes, for the first time, science-based minimum standards for the safe...

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