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 299 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  Please note, most of these resources have not been peer reviewed.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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Most Recent

Keith Schneider - University of Florida

Added by Keith Schneider • Last updated April 22, 2019
Type: People
Topic: General (PCHF); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF); Preventive Controls (PCs); General (PSR); Produce Safety Rule (PSR); Worker Health, Hygiene & Training; Soil Amendments; Ag Water (Preharvest); Ag Water (Postharvest); Postharvest Handling & Sanitation
State: FL

Keith Schneider received his Public Health Master’s degree from the University of South Florida and his PhD from the University of Florida’s Food Science and Human Nutrition Department. His work specializes in food microbiology, with a specific focus on produce safety. In addition to his research and teaching duties at the University of Florida, he conducts extension outreach, generating...

Farm Food Safety Posters

Added by Achyut Adhikari • Last updated April 19, 2019
Author: Achyut Adhikari & Daniela Turcios zelaya
Type: Poster
Topic: Worker Health, Hygiene & Training; Produce Safety Rule (PSR); Soil Amendments; Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use; Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

Signage and posters of food safety practices at the farm during field preparation, production, harvesting, handling, storage, transportation and at the point of sale.

Achyut Adhikari - LSU

Added by Achyut Adhikari • Last updated April 18, 2019
Type: People
Topic: General (PCHF); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF); Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs); Preventive Controls (PCs); Food Safety Plan; General (PSR); Produce Safety Rule (PSR); Worker Health, Hygiene & Training; Soil Amendments; Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use; Ag Water (Preharvest); Ag Water (Postharvest); Postharvest Handling & Sanitation; Food Safety Plans; Record Keeping
State: LA

Dr. Adhikari is an Assistant Professor and Extension Food Safety specialist at the Louisiana State University AgCenter. He is involved in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating comprehensive issue-based educational outreach programming related to food safety. He work closely with producers, packers and processors on issues related with Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requirements...

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FSPCA Food Safety Plan Template

Added by Virginia Jaquish • Last updated February 23, 2018
Author: FSPCA
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material; Tools & Calculators
Topic: Preventive Controls (PCs); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF)

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.

Ag Water Tools and Calculators

Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated August 31, 2018
Author: Western Center for Food Safety / UC Davis / Arizona State
Type: Tools & Calculators
Topic: Ag Water (Preharvest); Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

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...

FSMA Human Food Audit Checklist

Added by NCR FSMA • Last updated April 19, 2019
Type: Guidance - Federal; Tools & Calculators
Topic: General (PCHF); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF)

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.