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Food Safety Resource #768
Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated March 11, 2021
Author: L L Dunn, et al
Type: Videos
Topic: Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

Many third-party audits, buyers, and standard operating procedures for produce packinghouses or other food facilities require regular adenosine triphosphate (ATP) or protein swabs to verify the effectiveness of the cleaning and sanitation protocols. This video demonstrates how to collect ATP and protein swabs, how to interpret swab results, and provides advice to help determine an acceptable...

Food Safety Resource #767
Added by NCR FSMA • Last updated March 11, 2021
Author: North Central Region FSMA Center
Type: Case Study
Topic: Preventive Controls (PCs), Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF), General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

This scenario was developed for the NCR FSMA 2021 Virtual Conference and is designed for small group discussions on how educators and regulators would react to this farm.

Food Safety Resource #764
Added by Phillip Tocco • Last updated May 19, 2021
Author: Phil Tocco
Type: Fact Sheets
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Ag Water (Postharvest)

Turbidity in postharvest wash water is recognized by the FSMA Produce Safety Rule as important in produce wash water quality. Excessive turbidity may hamper efforts to effectively maintain sanitary postharvest wash water.

Food Safety Resource #761
Added by Amanda Kinchla • Last updated April 1, 2021
Author: Mariana de Oliveira Cores, Jillann Fitzsimmons, Liz Buxton, Kate Minnifie, Dan Lass, John Waite, Amanda J. Kinchla
Type: Case Study, Tools & Calculators
Topic: Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF), Preventive Controls (PCs), Food Safety Plan
State: MA

This is a project summary report that shares the findings of a recently completed project that aimed to assess farmer profitability in the Northeast region from selling a new product, retail frozen local foods, by estimating key returns and costs, and profitability.

Food Safety Resource #760
Added by Ava DeBovis • Last updated February 17, 2021
Type: People
Topic: General (PCHF), Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Preventive Controls (PCs), Food Safety Plan, 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: MD

As the Food Safety Project Manager for National Farmers Union, Ava DeBovis oversees and manages the Local Food Safety Collaborative (LFSC) project, which aims to provide outreach, education, and training to small local food producers and processors on the Produce Safety and Preventive Controls rules of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Prior to employment with NFU, DeBovis worked for...

Food Safety Resource #759
Added by Rip Weaver • Last updated February 12, 2021
Type: People
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Food Safety Plans, Record Keeping
State: AR

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...

Food Safety Resource #756
Added by Annalisa Hultberg • Last updated February 10, 2021
Author: Annalisa Hultberg
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Fact Sheets
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Record Keeping

Spanish-language version of "LABELING AND SIGNAGE RULES FOR QUALIFIED EXEMPT FARMS" factsheet

Food Safety Resource #755
Added by Annalisa Hultberg • Last updated April 21, 2021
Author: Annalisa Hultberg
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Fact Sheets
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Record Keeping
State: MN

Factsheet summarizing labeling and signage requirements and examples of these for farms that are eligible for a qualified exemption under the Produce Safety Rule

Food Safety Resource #754
Added by Carol Allen • Last updated May 5, 2021
Author: UMD Plant Science Food Safety Group
Type: Videos
Topic: Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Food Safety Plans, Record Keeping

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!

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