Safe Food Spotlight

Produce Safety: Are You Ready?

Whether you’re a grower; you purchase from a grower; or you provide a service to growers, it’s time to ask yourself the question: Are you ready for compliance with the FDA’s Produce Safety Rule as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)? As we always tell people, training is the first step – you must understand before you can [more…]


View Safe Food Spotlight: July 2017

Safe Food Spotlight

Food Safety Plans Are Required for Hullers and Shellers

As we approach the FSMA Rule compliance dates this September, it’s important for hullers and shellers (who are classified as processors), to understand the new requirements.  Specifically, most hullers and shellers are classified by FDA as either a Primary Production Farm or Secondary Activities Farm.  Regardless, both entities are subject to the Produce Safety Rule. A Primary Production Farm is [more…]


View Safe Food Spotlight: July 2017