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May 22, 2018 | Cleaning and sanitizing all food contact surfaces are required to establish a clean break. Learn what a clean break is and why it might be important to fruit and vegetable growers who grade, sort and store the produce they grow.
May 22, 2018 | The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) specifies produce growers who have annual gross produce sales of $25,000 or less are not covered under the Produce Safety Rule. Learn some of the small but challenging aspects of that very simple exclusion.
April 10, 2018 | How ready are you to being Food Safety Modernization Act Produce (FSMA)-compliant? Find out with the On-Farm Readiness Review.
April 10, 2018 | The Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule requires cleaning and sanitizing harvest containers. Learn how to clean and sanitize, and when it is required under the Produce Safety Rule.
February 28, 2018 | Learn which compost records are required for Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) compliance and understand what you need with regards to audits.
February 28, 2018 | Process exemptions are one of many ways fruit and vegetable growers may need to only partially comply with the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule.
October 9, 2017 | Many growers think they are eligible for a qualified exemption under the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule because they sell to a food hub. A recent response from the FDA says this may not be the case.
August 9, 2017 | When used in fresh produce cropping systems, using and storing compost falls under the Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act with strict guidelines.
May 30, 2017 | Producers should ask these questions when purchasing equipment for a fruit or vegetable packhouse to ensure food safety.
May 10, 2017 | Water sampling to meet federal on-farm food safety guidelines can be confusing. This article helps eliminate some confusion about taking and submitting a water sample.