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What is Agrifood Safety?

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Agrifood safety ensures to your buyers that you have thought about how your actions impact the safety of the food you grow. It consists of identifying on-farm food safety risks and developing a plan to in order to prevent foodborne illness outbreaks.

We are here to provide educational resources and assistance to fresh produce growers on Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule requirements.


TRAINING

Satisfy the FSMA training requirement by signing up for a Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training Course.

READINESS

An On-Farm Readiness Review (OFRR) can help you feel ready for a full implementation of the FSMA.

EDUCATION

We offer a variety of educational resources to help you learn more about how to keep your produce safe.


News

  • Workers handling produce

    Worker training recordkeeping under FSMA Produce Safety Rule

    Published on December 7, 2018

    Very few records are required under the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule. However, work training records are important. Here are several resources to better understand worker training.

  • Farm market

    Laws about pesticides: Residues

    Published on November 2, 2018

    Many consumers wonder about the safety of pesticides in our food system. Let’s explore the various laws in place to help keep our food supply safe.

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