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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 >> 

The project partners are developing the center due to expressed stakeholder need for training related to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and in response to US Food and Drug Administration call for proposals for such a center.

Upcoming Events

How I Spent My Summer Vacation.  Highlights from Food Safety Conferences Webinar.

September 29, 2017

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Please join NECAFS on Friday, September 29th at 11:00am for our September webinar “How I Spent My Summer Vacation.  Highlights from Food Safety Conferences.”  This webinar will discuss the Center for Produce Safety Research Symposium (CPS) and the International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting (IAFP) with the goals of sharing information learned and prompt conversation and collaboration among all webinar attendees to sprout potential symposium, roundtable and workshop proposal ideas.

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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.