Agrifood Safety news, programming and other resources from MSU Extension.
Agrifood safety ensures to your buyers that you have thought about how your actions impact the safety of the food you grow. Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) Audits are how your buyers confirm agrifood safety on the farm.
Many growers think they are eligible for a qualified exemption under the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule because they sell to a food hub. A recent response from the FDA says this may not be the case.
Water sampling to meet federal on-farm food safety guidelines can be confusing. This article helps eliminate some confusion about taking and submitting a water sample.
How does the FDA define composting and its use in fresh produce with regards to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)? Let’s clarify the definitions used by the FDA in FSMA.
Knowing how much documentation is necessary to prove practices were done can be difficult to figure out. Here are considerations when trying to determine how much is enough.
Excessive turbidity may hamper efforts to effectively maintain sanitary post-harvest wash water. Keep monitoring this very important post-harvest wash component.