In Florida, inspections have begun for large produce growers under the Food Safety Modernization Act, Produce Safety Rule (FSMA, PSR). While many small farms fall under a qualified exemption under the rule, it's still a good idea to take advantage ... READ MORE
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) included some exemptions for very small operations. If you are not sure if you are exempt, please check out our first article on Food Safety here. If your farm is not exempted from the Food Safety Modernization ... READ MORE
By Matt Lollar, UF/IFAS Jackson County Horticulture Agent.
It seems like years ago that the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law, but it was actually 2011. With a new congress convening this week, and the inauguration ... READ MORE
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) passed in 2010 is the first major overhaul of the food safety requirements since the 1930’s. Based on this law, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) developed new food safety rules. The Produce ... READ MORE