Produce Safety Rule Exemptions Flow Chart

Graphic discussion of farming activities and produce covered in the Produce Safety Rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), key requirements, possible exemptions, and deadlines for compliance.
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Produce Safety Rule Exemptions Flow Chart

At least some of my produce crops are covered under the Produce Safety Rule. Am I eligible for any exemptions?

Download the chart using the "Download PDF" link at the top of the page.

For more info, visit Penn State Extension's Food Safety Modernization Act web page.

This information is for educational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice.


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