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Draft Guidance Overview

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The FDA recently released a draft guidance on the Produce Safety Rule, and they are looking to the industry to provide comments. The draft guidance offers examples and clarification about some of the flexible language in the rule. We have created a series of videos to attempt to shed light on the differences between the draft guidance and what has been published before. Public comment is being accepted until April 22, 2019.


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


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


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


  • Map of a water system

    Water system mapping for food safety

    Published on February 20, 2019

    Though not required by the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule, a water system map can be very helpful in an inspection. Here are some key features to include in a water system map.

  • Water system

    Water system food safety inspections

    Published on February 11, 2019

    There are several concerns regarding a water system inspection from a food safety perspective and compliance to the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule.

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