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.
There are currently 261 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 Please note, most of these resources have not been peer reviewed.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.
TAN Question: Question regarding the training requirements for growers (solely sprout grower as well as sprouts and other produce growers). Does the SSA training cover all subparts of the rule or just sprouts? Or would a sprout grower need to do both the PSA and SSA trainings (cause the PSA...
Recently hired produce inspector with the Vermont Agency of Agriculture. Previous experience in agricultural production and agricultural education.
This Checklist will help you organize your materials and assess your current food safety preparedness for processing human food. The Checklist is NOT itself a plan.
Guidance document to assist those who run Farm Stands and U Pick sites. The topics covered include signage; bathrooms; parking; money; samples; and more.
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.
FSMA Compliant On-Farm Thermophilic Composting: A Safe Way to Enrich the Soil