Farm food safety plans: customizing educational materials for small-scale and campus-based farms
A comprehensive farm food safety plan is an integral part of all growing operations, regardless of size, output, or production practice. As small-scale and campus-based, student-run farms grow in popularity, there is an increasing need to establish the concept of comprehensive produce safety practices as a vital part of the farming process. Moreover, the passing of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in 2011 addresses mandated accountability for large-scale agriculture within the Produce Safety Rule, but leaves many small farms exempt from regulation, including the types of farms targeted ...
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