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 296 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 Please note, most of these resources have not been peer reviewed.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This video is the fifth in a series to attempt to shed light on the FDA draft Guidance to Industry in interpreting the Produce Safety Rule (PSR). This video will only cover Chapter 5.
This checklist is to help farmers tackle the complex issues of cleaning produce wash equipment that wasn't made to be cleaned easily. The checklist is for a standard produce equipment set-up consisting of conveyor, brush washer, and absorber.
I am the Produce Food Safety and Organic Compliance Specialist for the MT Dept. of Agriculture. I have been an agriculture commodities field inspector within the Department for the previous 5 years.
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.
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...
Guidance document to assist those who run Farm Stands and U Pick sites. The topics covered include signage; bathrooms; parking; money; samples; and more.