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Michigan On-Farm Produce Safety

There are multiple organizations that have partnered to deliver important information, guidance and assistance as it pertains to the Food Safety Modernization Act. The Michigan On-Farm Produce Safety (MOPS) program is broken down into these three areas/organizations:

Michigan Association of Conservation Districts, Produce Safety Technicians (non-regulatory)

  • Technical education and assistance
  • Assessments and action plans
  • Produce Safety Risk Assessments
  • On-farm Produce Safety plans
  • OFRRs and PSAs

Michigan State University Extension, Agrifood Safety Team (non-regulatory)

  • Education
  • OFRRs and PSAs

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Food Safety Modernization Act Unit and Produce Safety Rule Inspectors (regulatory)

  • Produce Safety Rule Inspections

The infographic below explains how growers can utilize these services available to them.

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