ON-FARM FOOD SAFETY NEWS RELEASE

The On-farm Food Safety Project is a comprehensive national program that offers fruit and vegetable farmers, food safety professionals and agricultural Extension specialists technical assistance to utilize and teach best practices in food safety.  The project web site includes resources including a free online tool, based on a comprehensive risk-based framework, which generates customized on-farm food safety plans based on user input. The tool is designed for use by small to mid-scale fruit and vegetable growers and provides a full set of record keeping tools to document their food safety program and to provide training to their employees.  Here is a link to the web site http://onfarmfoodsafety.org/ or you can call 708-763-9920.