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).
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There are currently 271 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 Please note, most of these resources have not been peer reviewed.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.
This online course reviews the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) requirements of 21 CFR Part 117– Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food. It addresses the revisions made to the previous GMPs regulation, 21 CFR Part 110, as part of the FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule.
Includes best practices based on state-by-state regulations. The add on includes definitions and tested recipes. Covers 12 North Central states
The add on covers best practices for pets and working animals around produce fields.
This Food Safety Plan template is modeled after forms developed for the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food curriculum, and can be modified to reflect the need of individual establishment needs.
Guidance document to assist those who run Farm Stands and U Pick sites. The topics covered include signage; bathrooms; parking; money; samples; and more.
The Produce Safety Rule (PSR) requires growers to initially establish a Microbial Water Quality Profile (MWQP) for each untreated agricultural water source used during growing activities of covered produce (other than sprouts) using a direct water application method and conduct annual surveys for that water source in subsequent years. Listed here are several tools that were developed to make it...