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.
Enacted to further improve the safety of our food supply, these laws will impact most farms.
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 mills will soon have to comply with new regulations designed to ensure the safety of livestock rations.