• Northeast Center to Advance Food Safety (NECAFS) is one of four FDA/USDA funded regional centers tasked with coordinating training, education and outreach related to the FSMA Produce Safety Rule and the FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule. NECAFS work focuses on coordination and facilitation of the Northeast regional network to support a national food safety training, education, extension, outreach, and technical assistance system among small and medium-sized producers and small processors.

Food Safety Resource Clearinghouse

This Clearinghouse is a curated source of Produce Safety and Preventive Controls for Human Food related resources.

Reistration Open for the NECAFS Annual Conference and Meeting

February 11-12, 2020, Philadelphia, PA

Information for the NECAFS Annual Conference and Meeting which will be held jointly with our Northeast Region State Produce Implementation Cooperative Agreement Program (CAP) partners is now available.

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Contact Us

The Northeast Center to Advance Food Safety

necafs@uvm.edu

802-447-7582 x254

P.O. Box 559
Bennington, VT 05201-0559

As part of a regional effort, NECAFS works alongside the National Coordination Center (NCC), other Regional Centers (RCs) and training alliances on education and outreach efforts related to food safety and compliance with the Food Safety Moderization Act. 

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Resources

Produce:

Is your farm covered by the Produce Safety Rule? Check this flow chart (PDF). Visit the FDA's Produce Safety Rule main page for more info.

Processing:

Do you process food? You may want to review this Preventive Controls Fact Sheet. Visit the FDA's Preventive Controls Rule main page for more info.