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Food Safety Resource #308
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated April 28, 2020
Author: Andy Chamberlin
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Videos
Topic: Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

This playlist explains the features and benefits of the AZS Rinse Conveyor. A small-scale vegetable wash line for multiple crops

Food Safety Resource #307
Added by Andrew Chamberlin • Last updated January 4, 2022
Author: Andrew Chamberlin
Type: Fact Sheets
Topic: Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

This fact sheet shares guidance on floor design for vegetable wash pack and storage areas.

Food Safety Resource #305
Added by Kristen Buermeyer • Last updated February 11, 2020
Author: Genevieve Higgins
Type:
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Ag Water (Postharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

This article discusses what crop infiltration is, why it must be avoided and how to prevent it.

Food Safety Resource #304
Added by Kristen Buermeyer • Last updated February 11, 2020
Author: UMass Vegetable Extension
Type:
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Ag Water (Preharvest)

This article discusses the food safety risks associated with crops impacted by flood waters as well as the steps to recover the affected areas and produce.

Food Safety Resource #302
Added by Justine Beaulieu • Last updated October 3, 2022
Author: University of Maryland and Maryland Department of Agriculture
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Ag Water (Preharvest), Ag Water (Postharvest)
State: MD

This is a list of eight water testing laboratories in and around Maryland

Food Safety Resource #301
Added by NCR FSMA • Last updated October 10, 2022
Author: NCR FSMA
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Record Keeping

This Checklist can provide documentation to the buyer that GAPs were followed on the farm, and that  the buyer took reasonable care when purchasing fruits and vegetables directly from a grower. 

Food Safety Resource #300
Added by Donna Clements • Last updated October 13, 2022
Author: Donna Clements
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

Donna Clements has served as the Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Southwest Regional Extension Associate since 2015. Based in Riverside, California, Donna’s role with PSA is to offer training courses on the FSMA Produce Safety Rule, provide technical assistance to growers and produce safety educators, and develop educational food safety resources.

Food Safety Resource #299
Added by Elizabeth Newbold • Last updated June 13, 2018
Type: TAN Question/Answer
Topic: General (PCHF), Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF), General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

TAN Question: This is about the how the final produce safety rule will apply to distribution facilities called 'produce auctions'. These are commonly used by Amish and Mennonite growers in eastern US. My understanding is that these facilities are exempted from the preventative controls human food...

Food Safety Resource #298
Added by Elizabeth Newbold • Last updated June 13, 2018
Type: TAN Question/Answer
Topic: Record Keeping, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

TAN Question: I have received a question about the current status of product tracing requirements under FSMA. Specifically, this question is related to what would be the responsibility of vendors selling produce at farmers markets to have records of where that product came from? Some vendors may...

Food Safety Resource #297
Added by Elizabeth Newbold • Last updated June 13, 2018
Type: TAN Question/Answer
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

TAN Question: This question specifically is directed to the definition of a qualified end user under the Produce Safety Rule and being eligible for the qualified exemption. In this case, I am working with a produce grower who sells more than $25k (over three years average in produce sales), but...

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