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Food Safety Resource #668
Added by Robert Hadad • Last updated June 17, 2020
Author: Robert Hadad & Caitlin Tucker
Type: Videos
Topic: Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

This is a narrated Powerpoint presentation divided up into short sections. Throughout this series, viewers will learn how to create a worker training program, foodborne pathogens of concern, routes of contamination, principles of health and hygiene, risk assessment, and so much more.

Food Safety Resource #666
Added by Bruce Wilkins • Last updated June 16, 2020
Author: Bruce Wilkins - Coactive Food Group, LLC
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State: NY

A response from the FDA TAN regarding the question of which rule the following operation would be covered under: The operation removes the stem and calyx from strawberries prior to shipping. This "de-stemming" activity is not conducted in the field - it is conducted in a facility the same operation owns and operates.

Food Safety Resource #661
Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated June 10, 2020
Author: C. Callahan and A. Chamberlin
Type: Fact Sheets
Topic: Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

Handwashing has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to reduce the risk of transmission of human pathogens between people. This guide was motivated by a desire to improve current handwashing station practice with a focus on minimizing or even removing all contact between the user’s hands and surfaces of the station. Design guidelines are summarized and two example build sheets are...

Food Safety Resource #655
Added by Elizabeth Demmings • Last updated June 1, 2020
Author: Elizabeth Demmings
Type: Videos
Topic:

This recorded webinar discusses key mitigation strategies for controlling COVID-19 in a food processing facility, including the need to validate and verify the effectiveness and execution of these controls, and how to develop and foster a company culture that focuses on COVID-19 control both within and outside the workplace.

Food Safety Resource #652
Added by Elizabeth Newbold • Last updated June 1, 2020
Author: Pennsylvania Farmers Union
Type: Videos
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use, Ag Water (Preharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

This series of short videos covers Module's 1 - 6 from the Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training where Pennsylvania Farmers Union representatives walks through specific examples on-farm with producers while discussing the implementation actions they have taken and why.

Food Safety Resource #650
Added by Jovana Kovacevic • Last updated May 13, 2020
Author: Jovana Kovacevic
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material
Topic: Ag Water (Postharvest), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

The intent of the exercise is for PSA grower course trainees to witness the impact of water infiltration in produce, consider produce safety implications related to post-harvest water quality and think about the importance of managing postharvest water quality.

Food Safety Resource #648
Added by Sue Davis • Last updated May 12, 2020
Type: People
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, Record Keeping, Traceability
State: OR

Sue Davis, Oregon Department of Agriculture Produce Safety Development Specialist Sue has worked in agriculture since 2004 when she and her family bought and began operating a small, diversified farm in the Columbia River Gorge. For several years Sue was actively engaged in the start-up and development of the Gorge Grown Food Network. Since 2010 Sue has worked for the state departments of...

Food Safety Resource #647
Added by Josiah Griffin • Last updated May 12, 2020
Type: People
Topic:
State: AR

Josiah, Native Hawaiian, is a Program and Policy Specialist for the Indigenous Food & Agriculture Initiative, bringing over five years of experience in analyzing Tribal implications of federal policy and supporting increased access to agricultural resources.
 
 Prior to rejoining the Initiative, Josiah served as trustee liaison for the Native American Agriculture Fund,...

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