Cabbage Plant

Resource Library

See below for our collection of

produce safety resources, organized by topic.

Worker Health & Hygiene

 

GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

An overview of hand-washing units for small to large scale agricultural operations

SOURCE: NC STATE UNIVERSITY

INFOGRAPHIC

This infographic lists the symptoms to look out for before handling fresh produce

SOURCE: MICHIGAN ON-FARM PRODUCE SAFETY

Water Usage

GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

This guidance document provides instruction on taking a proper water sample as well as requesting the correct test

SOURCE: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION

GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

This guidance document, created by the Produce Safety Alliance, covers the water analysis method requirement in the FSMA Produce Safety Rule

SOURCE: PRODUCE SAFETY ALLIANCE

 

Animals & Wildlife

GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

This document goes over ways to reduce produce safety risks due to wildlife on the farm

SOURCE: NORTH CENTRAL REGION

GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

This document discusses ways to reduce produce safety risks due to domesticated animals on the farm

SOURCE: NORTH CENTRAL REGION

 

Manure, Compost, & Biosolids

 

Check back soon for resources related to manure, compost, and biosolids

 

Field Sanitation & Harvest

Check back soon for resources related to field sanitation and harvest

Produce Packing

 

Check back soon for resources related to produce packing

Recordkeeping

 

TEMPLATE

Farm food safety plan template

SOURCE: MICHIGAN ON-FARM PRODUCE SAFETY

WORKSHEET

Fill out this worksheet to verify your farm qualifies for a Qualified Exemption

SOURCE: NORTH CENTRAL REGION

TEMPLATE

Daily checklist to cover before harvest

SOURCE: NORTH CENTRAL REGION

TEMPLATE

This document contains templates for all records required by the FSMA Produce Safety Rule

SOURCE: PRODUCE SAFETY ALLIANCE

TEMPLATE

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) sample template