Providing fundamental, science-based, on-farm food safety knowledge to fresh fruit and vegetable farmers, packers, regulatory personnel and others interested in the safety of fresh produce.
The Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) is a collaboration between Cornell University, FDA, and USDA to prepare fresh produce growers to meet the regulatory requirements included in the United States Food and Drug Administration’s proposed Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule.
FSMA Final Rule on Produce Safety
The Final Produce Safety Rule was made publicly available on November 13, 2015. To read more about the Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption, visit the FDA website.