Welcome to the Food Safety Resource Clearinghouse!

This 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 377 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  Please note, most of these resources have not been peer reviewed.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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Preventive Controls-Human Food Supply Chain Program

Added by Elizabeth Newbold • Last updated October 10, 2019
Type: TAN Question/Answer
Topic: General (PCHF); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF)

TAN Question: The Supply-Chain Program under the PCHF Rule requires, among other things, that receiving facilities conduct certain supplier verification activities when approving suppliers. The PCR, in 21 CFR 117.430(d), lays out an alternative process for conducting supplier verification...

Joy Waite-Cusic - Oregon State University

Added by Joy Waite-Cusic • Last updated October 8, 2019
Type: People
Topic: Preventive Controls (PCs); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF); Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use; Produce Safety Rule (PSR); Ag Water (Preharvest)
State: OR

Joy Waite-Cusic is an Associate Professor of Food Safety Systems at Oregon State University. Joy uses her expertise and curiosity to support farms and food processors to reduce the risks of foodborne illness. She works with the industry to identify challenges and provide practical approaches that will improve public health and keep our local farms and processors in business. This work has...

RI BMPs for the Discharge of Produce Wash Water

Added by Abigail Phillips • Last updated September 16, 2019
Type: Fact Sheets
Topic: Produce Safety Rule (PSR)
State: RI

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Division of Water Resources worked with the Division of Agriculture to create the guidance document: Best Management Practices for the Discharge of Produce Wash Water from Wash and Pack Stations to the Ground Surface to provide guidance for the RI farming community.

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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.

FSMA Human Food Audit Checklist

Added by NCR FSMA • Last updated May 3, 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.

Ag Water Tools and Calculators

Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated September 6, 2019
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...