Regulatory and Industry Guidance

Guidance and regulatory resources to assist stakeholders seeking informational tools for compliance with the Produce Safety Rule.

* Resources in other languages

Produce Safety Rule General Information 

AFDO Produce Safety Rule Inspections and Voluntary USDA Audits: Guidance to Help Understand the Differences and Commonalities

AFDO Scheduling a Produce Farm Inspection

AFDO Guidance for Interpretation of Approved Source

Cyclosporiasis and Fresh Produce

Emergency Planning and Management – Always be Prepared

Evaluating Alternate Curricula for the Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption: Guidance for Industry Draft

Final Produce Rule in Federal Registry with Preamble

Food Safety Begins on the Farm – Spanish

FSMA Final Rule on Produce Safety: Standards for Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption

*FSMA Final Rule on Produce Safety: Standards for Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption – Spanish

Guidance for Industry: Enforcement Policy for Entities Growing, Harvesting, Packing, or Holding Hops, Wine Grapes, Pulse Crops and Almonds

Introduction to the PSA Grower Training Course

*Introduction to the PSA Grower Training Course – Spanish

Investigating Fresh Produce Cyclospora Outbreaks

Pocket Guide to Performing a Farm Risk Assessment

*Produce Safety at a Glance – Spanish

Produce Safety Rule Inspections and Voluntary USDA Audits

Produce Safety Rule Plain Language Guide

TAN (Technical Assistance Network) Questions for Produce

TAN (Technical Assistance Network) for Sprouts

USDA Aligns Harmonized GAP Program with FDA Produce Safety Rule

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