Welcome to the NECAFS Clearinghouse!

The Northeast Center to Advance Food Safety (NECAFS) clearinghouse is a curated source of Produce Safety and Preventive Controls for Human Food related resources.  Anyone can search and view the resources linked to the clearinghouse by using one or all of the search tools below (type, topic, state, and/or keywords).

In order to link your food safety related materials and make them searchable within the clearinghouse, please create an account or log in to submit your resources.  For details about the clearinghouse, please visit the about page.

Questions about searching, creating an account, or submitting your resources?  Email necafs@uvm.edu or review our instructional videos about creating a new account or posting resources.

There are currently 234 resources published in the clearinghouse.  Please note, most of these resources have not been peer reviewed.  We do have plans to incorporate peer review in the future.

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Qualified Exemptions and Food Hubs/Coops

Added by • Last updated September 19, 2018
Type: TAN Question/Answer
Topic: General (PSR); Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

TAN Question: I'm working with a coop that meets the definition of a farm in the PC Rule and the definition of a retail food establishment. Since they meet both of those definitions, are they covered under the PSR and may count as a QEU for farms selling to them? There is confusion because it is...

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Pre-Harvest Checklist

Added by NCR FSMA • Last updated September 17, 2018
Author: NCR FSMA
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material; Tools & Calculators
Topic: Record Keeping; Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

Looking for an easy way to document that you and your workers are ready to harvest? Use the NCR Pre-Harvest Checklist.

Creating a Database of Water Quality Testing Labs (RD001)

Added by Phillip Tocco • Last updated September 14, 2018
Author: Marissa Schuh, Ben Phillips, Don Stoeckel, Betsy Bihn
Type: Fact Sheets; Coverage Assessment Tools
Topic: Ag Water (Preharvest); Produce Safety Rule (PSR); Ag Water (Postharvest)

Many organizations have a desire to build a dynamic, accessible list of water labs for their clientele. In some cases, growers near state boundaries would benefit from having seamless mapping among states. This document can serve as a template to create a seamless National map.

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Food Safety Flowchart (Spanish)

Added by Kali Feiereisel • Last updated May 23, 2018
Type: Guidance - Federal
Topic: General (PCHF); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF); General (PSR); Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

Un Diagrama de Flujo para Agricultores y Empresas de Alimentos. The following document displays multiple flowcharts under the produce rule and preventive control under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in SPANISH.

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Related Food Safety Education And Outreach For Hard-To-Reach Audiences In The Pacific Northwest And Alaska Using Current Land-Grant University Extension System

Added by Elizabeth Newbold • Last updated April 11, 2018
Author: Kim, J.
Type: Project; Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material
Topic: General (PSR)

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Related Food Safety Education And Outreach For Hard-To-Reach Audiences In The Pacific Northwest And Alaska Using Current Land-Grant University Extension System, (#2016-07428). Kim, J.. Univ Of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

Livestock and Food Production Fact Sheet

Added by Virginia Jaquish • Last updated February 23, 2018
Type: Fact Sheets
Topic: Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use; Produce Safety Rule (PSR); Food Safety Plans

This fact sheet walks you through some considerations regarding livestock that may be kept near your production area.