This meeting will go through a FSMA inspection of a Produce farm to determine if they are compliant with the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Rule.
Is your produce farm compliant with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)? Join us and find out! This meeting will walk you through a FSMA inspection on a produce farm to determine whether the farm is compliant with the FSMA Produce Rule. This is information you can’t afford to miss.
WHEN:June 27, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
WHERE:Daisy Valley Greenhouse
485 Quarry Rd
New Holland, Pennsylvania 17557
The Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Rule Inspections will start in 2019 for the largest produce farms. In 2020 inspections will occur for farms over $250,000. By 2021, all farms over $27,000 in gross sales will be inspected. This meeting will provide an example of what farmers can expect from a FSMA inspection. It will provide an opportunity for growers to ask questions of the PDA inspectors and Penn State Extension educators. It will enable growers to see what inspectors will be looking for from growers.
This meeting is focused on produce farmers and what an inspector will be looking for from growers to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Growers will learn what records they need to keep for the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Growers will learn what practices need to change to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Growers will learn about practices for worker training, water testing, packing produce, and animal intrusion.
Growers will learn how the Food Safety Modernization Act will impact their day-to-day produce operations.