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Cleaning, Sanitizing and Hygienic Design

Helping Specialty Crop Growers Develop Effective Sanitization Programs

The IFS@CU and UVM Extension Ag Engineering are collaborating with Cornell Cooperative Extension teams across New York State to host a series of remote workshops on Cleaning and Sanitizing on Produce Farms and in Packing Facilities in 2021. For more information as well as a list of resources visit this page.

New York State Grown & Certified Program Information

New York State Grown & Certified is the first statewide, multi-faceted food certification program designed to strengthen consumer confidence in New York products, address food product labeling, and assist New York farmers so they can take advantage of the growing market demand for foods locally grown and produced to a higher standard. New York State Grown & Certified is open to New York producers who adhere to the best practices in safe food handling and environmental stewardship. Learn more about the New York State Grown & Certified Program.

Meeting Food Manufacturing Regulatory Requirements in NYS

Do you manufacture, process, pack or hold food products and have questions about what you need to do to be in compliance with New York State and federal regulations?

If your answer is yes, then you may find this webpage useful. It contains several resources that may help you better understand what you need to do to meet regulatory requirements as a food facility operating in New York State. This is by no means a comprehensive list of all resources available, but should point you in the right direction.

Food Safety Modernization Act

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years, was signed into law by President Obama on January 4, 2011. It aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it. Learn more about the seven foundational FSMA rules.