Produce Safety Resources
MSU Extension aims to provide a wide array of educational materials and resources that are accessible to all fresh produce growers. Here, you’ll find relevant videos, infographics, guidance documents, and templates designed to help growers with every aspect of produce safety on the farm.
Browse resources categorized by subject matter to the right, or view all resources here.
This podcast features MSU Extension Educators, Michigan Produce Safety Technicians, fruit and vegetable growers, and others in the industry to talk about anything and everything related to produce safety. Join us as we discuss how growers are implementing food safety on their farm, challenges regarding food safety, and clarification on certain aspects of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule.
Farm workers and supervisors can sign up to receive a text once a week that features a short message, graphic, video clip, or other resource related to produce safety. In addition, farm supervisors can opt in to receive a quarterly report on who was trained, the topics covered, and the dates the texts were sent in order to comply with the FSMA record keeping requirement.
The FDA recently proposed changes to the FSMA Produce Safety Rule Agricultural Water Rule requirements. This web page contains resources to help you better understand these proposed changes.
Can't find what you're looking for? This website contains even more produce safety resources, along with information about Michigan's Conservation District Produce Safety Technicians. Contact your local technician for free, voluntary, and confidential on-farm technical assistance.
Funding for this website was made possible in part by the Food and Drug Administration through grant PAR-16-137. The views expressed in the posted materials do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does any mention of trade names, commercial practices or organization imply endorsement by the United States Government.