February 26, 2024

Free USDA food safety fact sheets available

October is National Farm to School Month. For more information visit www.farmtoschool.org.

WASHINGTON — Five new fact sheets about food safety are now available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The resources are designed for USDA’s partners and stakeholders, including child nutrition program operators and farmers.

The documents include useful information and resources ranging from food safety to good agricultural practices.

Check them out here:

1. Food Safety Frequently Asked Questions — https://tinyurl.com/5a8td3sr.

2. Food Safety Information and Resources for the Farm to School Community — https://tinyurl.com/26vr5ysz.

3. Overview: Good Agricultural Practices — https://tinyurl.com/mpd948rb.

4. The Food Safety Modernization Act and the Produce Safety Rule — https://tinyurl.com/6svv86hf.

5. The Hazard Analysis Risk-Based Preventative Control Food Safety Plan and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Plan — https://tinyurl.com/yfyh6jhz.

Erica Quinlan

Erica Quinlan

Field Editor