How do food safety rules affect my produce farm?
Resources from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
Resources from the Produce Safety Alliance
Resources from Farm Commons
Find publications, flowcharts, podcasts and more on Farm Commons website.
Resources from the US Food and Drug Administration
Contains nonbinding recommendations for the draft guidance, “Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption: Guidance for Industry”. This guidance is a compliance and implementation guide that gives information and examples to demonstrate how farmers can meet the rules requirements in various ways.
The FDA is currently holding four public meetings to discuss this draft guidance. For more information on when and where these meetings are, please visit the FDA link news& events for Produce Safety Rule updates.
Link to the FSMA Final Rule on Produce Safety, Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption, also known as, The Produce Safety Rule.
Link to the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21: Food and Drugs, Part 112 – Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption.
This fact sheet contains key requirements for the FSMA final rule on Produce Safety.
Link to the FDA Produce Safety Federal Registry Notice.