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Food Safety Resource #753
Added by Christina Wormald • Last updated February 11, 2021
Author: Christina Wormald, Matthew D. Moore, Jill Ann Fitzimmons, Amanda Kinchla
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material
Topic: General (PCHF), Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Preventive Controls (PCs), Food Safety Plan

Many small and medium producers and processors are affected by the recent implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulation as the existing training does not address how to determine compliance and assumes that small and medium food processors (SMPs) begin training with a base level of food safety knowledge that many SMPs do not have. This work develops accessible, scale-...

Food Safety Resource #752
Added by Katelynn Stull • Last updated February 5, 2021
Author: FSOP Awardees
Type:
Topic: General (PCHF), Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF), General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

Eight FSOP projects from around the country provided updates on current projects.

Food Safety Resource #750
Added by Kristin Woods • Last updated February 3, 2021
Author: Darrell McGuire, Billy Mitchell
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Fact Sheets
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Food Safety Plans, Record Keeping
State: AL

This is an example of a food safety plan from a demonstration farm in west Alabama. The farm is not covered by FSMA, but the plan aligns with PSR requirements.

Food Safety Resource #749
Added by Carol Allen • Last updated May 21, 2021
Author: UMD Plant Science Food Safety Group
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Videos
Topic: Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

Did you know that dirt and possible pathogens are aerosolized when using a power washer? The contamination is then spread all over the pack house, onto workers and any other nearby surface. This video looks at this effect and its remediation.

Food Safety Resource #748
Added by Susanna Pearlstein • Last updated January 26, 2021
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

PI and Program Manager for Produce Safety Program at ODA.

Food Safety Resource #745
Added by Carol Allen • Last updated January 7, 2021
Author: UMD Plant Science Food Safety Group
Type: Videos
Topic: Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Record Keeping, Traceability

Food safety Agent Associates, Angela Ferelli and Carol Allen talk about some common issues that MDA agents found during audits and inspections in 2020. The second half is a review of some of the state and federal regulatory updates for the year.

Food Safety Resource #743
Added by Carol Allen • Last updated May 5, 2021
Author: UMD Plant Science Food Safety Group
Type: Videos
Topic: Ag Water (Preharvest), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Record Keeping

Water sampling can seem complicated, but it's not. This video takes you step by step through the process.

Food Safety Resource #742
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), Record Keeping

This video demonstrates what an effective cleaning and sanitizing strategy looks like for cold storage units.

Food Safety Resource #741
Added by Carol Allen • Last updated January 6, 2021
Author: Maryland Food Safety Network
Type: Videos
Topic: Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Record Keeping

Workers can be the greatest asset on a farm and can represent one of the biggest risks of cross contamination. Effective training of workers mitigates that risk.

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