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Food Safety Standards

Information about food safety standards such as Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Food Safety Systems, and Food Defense.

Featured Resources

Food Safety Publications: Food Safety Modernization Act

Research publications on Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) from peer-reviewed journals.

Research Projects: Food Safety Modernization Act

The Food Safety Research Projects Database (RPD) contains information about research projects related to the study of the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Books and Materials on Produce Safety in the NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA)

National Agricultural Library's (NAL) searchable database for journal citations available to persons interested in information on produce safety.

 

Meet the Experts

USDA-ARS Scientists Present Overviews of their Research

USDA ARS Food Safety Innovations and Preventive Controls (FSIPC) Workshop 1 

Investigator: Yaguang (Sunny) Luo, PhD

Date: 2020

 

USDA ARS Food Safety Innovations and Preventive Controls (FSIPC) Workshop 2 

Investigator: Patricia Millner, PhD

Date: 2020

USDA ARS Food Safety Innovations and Preventive Controls (FSIPC) Workshop 3 

Investigator: Patricia Millner, PhD

Date: 2020

USDA ARS Food Safety Innovations and Preventive Controls (FSIPC) Workshop 4 

Investigator: Yaguang (Sunny) Luo, PhD

Date: 2020

Monitoring Water Quality using drone technology to detect E.Coli Contamination 

Investigators: Yakov Pachepsky, Matthew Stocker, Jaclyn Smith, Billie Griffith

Date: 2019

Optimizing Fresh Produce Storage Condition

Investigators: Sunny Yaguang Luo, J. Atilio de Frias

Date: 2016

Chlorine Interaction in Wash Water

Investigators: Sunny Yaguang Luo, Patricia Millner

Date: 2016

Development of Novel Tools for Research Monitoring

Investigators: Sunny Yaguang Luo, Patricia Millner, Boce Zhang

Date: 2016

Selected External Resources on Food Safety Standards

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
Produce Safety Rule
Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule

The Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), requires that reasonable measures and precautions are taken to minimize the risk of food contamination. 

Preventive Food Safety Systems

Resources about preventive methods for food safety systems such as the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP).

Meat and Poultry-Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)

Provides HACCP resources for meat and poultry processing plants such as training materials, implementation guidelines, HACCP plans, supporting documentation materials, and more.

Retail and Food Service-Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)

Includes HACCP resources for school food service, food retail, and catering such as monitoring forms and checklists, guidelines, training materials, sample plans, and publications.

Seafood-Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)

Food Defense

The overall process of protecting the food supply from intentional contamination, including preventive measures, surveillance, incident reporting and control.

 

Food Defense Resources

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