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Penn State Extension educators have developed food-safety training programs to accommodate the cultural norms of plain sect farmers.
June 13, 2017

Penn State Extension educators have developed food-safety training programs to accommodate the cultural norms of plain sect — Amish and Mennonite — farmers.

The Produce Safety Rule is one of seven new regulations that could affect Pennsylvania growers and processors under the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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.

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.

August 19, 2016

Feed mills will soon have to comply with new regulations designed to ensure the safety of livestock rations.