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 412 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  Please note, most of these resources have not been peer reviewed.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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Produce Safety Rule Pre-Inspection Checklist- Minnesota

Added by Valerie Gamble • Last updated January 17, 2020
Author: MN Department of Agriculture Produce Safety Program
Type: Tools & Calculators
Topic: Produce Safety Rule (PSR)
State: MN

This checklist contains questions that farms can use to evaluate their operations prior to a FSMA Produce Safety Rule inspection. It includes page references for highlighted sections of the FDA draft guidance document.

Irrigation water

UT, NCSU, UGA and WSU Food Safety Posters

Added by Annette Wszelaki • Last updated January 17, 2020
Author: Annette Wszelaki, Faith Critzer, Elena Rogers, Laurel Dunn and Judy Harrison
Type: Poster
Topic: Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

These food safety posters are excellent visual reminders for good agricultural practices that can be hung in the packinghouse or worker break area.

What to expect during a Produce Safety Rule inspection in Minnesota

Added by Valerie Gamble • Last updated January 17, 2020
Author: MN Department of Agriculture Produce Safety Program
Type: Fact Sheets
Topic: Produce Safety Rule (PSR)
State: MN

A two page overview of the FSMA Produce Safety Rule inspection process in Minnesota, intended for produce farmers fully covered by the Produce Safety Rule.

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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...