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

The Produce Safety Rule is one of seven new regulations that could affect Pennsylvania growers and processors under the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Food Safety Modernization Act website, workshops offered by Penn State Extension
December 21, 2016
Pennsylvania produce growers, food processors and animal-feed producers striving to navigate the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) now have new educational resources to help them determine what their farms and businesses must do to comply with new regulations. Penn State Extension recently launched a new FSMA information website and will be organizing several FSMA educational workshops throughout the state during 2017.
FSMA and VFD: More Letters and Regulations, But How Is My Dairy Farm Affected?
October 20, 2016
Enacted to further improve the safety of our food supply, these laws will impact most farms.
Does Your Farm or Food Business Fall Under FSMA? New Video Series Provides Answers
October 5, 2016
View this new 4-part video series to help you understand how your farm or food business may be affected under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Supplier Controls for Prevention of Food Safety Recalls
September 30, 2016
Food manufacturers are preparing for the Preventive Controls for Human Foods Regulation, as the compliance date for that component of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) approaches. This regulation requires that companies develop and implement a risk-based Food Safety Plan.
Feed Safety Rule to Affect Mills
August 19, 2016
Feed mills will soon have to comply with new regulations designed to ensure the safety of livestock rations.