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    The Northeast Center to Advance Food Safety is a collaboration among the 12 states and the District of Columbia which aims to jointly advance understanding and practice of improved food safety among the region’s small and medium sized produce growers and processors.              READ MORE >> 

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.

Food Safety Project Round Table Webinar

Thursday, May 10th 10:00am-11:30am

With the recent release of the Food Safety Outreach Program (FSOP) request for proposals, NECAFS plans to hold a Food Safety Project Round Table Webinar next Thursday, May 10th at 10:00am.  The goal of this webinar is to highlight planned and current food safety projects and encourage communication and collaboration on FSOP proposals being submitted in June.  In an effort to reduce redundancy and enhance planned project collaboration and outputs within FSOP applications, the presenters during the Round Table Webinar will provide an overview of their food safety work, discuss its importance, answer your questions, and let you know how to get in touch to learn more.  Please register to receive the webinar call-in information.

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The Northeast Center to Advance Food Safety


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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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.


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.