Providing resources and assistance to fresh produce growers on Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule.

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APRIL 8, 2020 SPANISH TRANSLATED WEBINAR


Seguridad de los Productos en la Granja para Pequeños Productores en la era de COVID-19


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As produce growers and direct farm marketers, it is hard to know what we can and should do within our normal production activities to support public health in these uncertain times. This webinar provides useful information on worker training, health, and hygiene. Information and resources for communicating and working with the public and customers are also provided.




FOOD SAFETY & COVID-19

There are many questions and concerns when it comes to both staying healthy and keeping your farm up and running in these uncertain times. Click the link below to find webinar recordings, guidance documents, and other resources that can help answer some of your questions and address issues you may be having on the farm.



FEATURED VIDEO



Evaluating Hygienic Design


Chris Callahan of UVM Extension developed five key principles to consider when evaluating hygienic design on produce farms. This interactive video allows you to virtually walk around a piece of equipment to give you an in-depth look at these principles.

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Are You Covered Under FSMA?


Figuring out how the FSMA Produce Safety Rule applies to your farm can be confusing. This interactive video will ask you a series of questions to determine if your farm is covered under the rule, excluded from the rule, or eligible for an exemption.







PSA Grower Training


The Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training Course, offered by MSU Extension, is a standardized curriculum that provides a foundation of FSMA Produce Safety Rule information.


PSA Training

On-Farm Readiness Reviews


An On-Farm Readiness Review (OFRR) gives you the opportunity to walk through your operation with trained professionals and discuss what you can do on your farm to meet the Produce Safety Rule requirements.


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Educational Resources


There is a lot to learn when it comes produce safety. We keep our website updated with relevant videos, graphics, and other resources designed to help with every aspect of produce safety on the farm.


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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.