Farm Food Safety
Assistance for agricultural producers to tackle new food safety challenges using Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) including writing a farm food safety plan.
Farm Food Safety News
April 23, 2013Proposed new Food and Drug Administration regulations developed under the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, will affect how Pennsylvania farmers, processors and retailers operate. But the devil is in the still-to-be-finalized details, and implementing the most sweeping changes to the nation's food-safety laws in more than 70 years will require collaboration, communication and education.
New Food Safety Regulations Proposed for Fresh Produce Growers
January 17, 2013On January 4, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a draft Produce Safety Rule as required under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) of 2011. This proposed regulation would establish mandatory practices that farmers must take to prevent microbial contamination of fresh produce.