AnnouncementThe OSU Extension Service Food Safety and Preservation Hotline starts on July 16 and ends on October 12, 2018 (M-F, 9am-4pm). Call 1-800-354-7319 (toll-free)
Food Safety and Storage
Do you grow fresh produce in Oregon? If you do, Oregon Department of Agriculture and OSU Extension have some resources to assist you with understanding produce safety regulations, attending training...
Online ResourceThe 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 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 (http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/FSMA/ucm334114.htm).
ArticleWhat do we know about heavy metals in soil? What do we know about lead exposure through soil and garden plants? What do we know about cadmium and arsenic in soils? What can I do if I’m at risk for heavy metals in my garden soil?
OSU Sea Grant Publication
This information sheet educates professional crabbers on best practices to avoid whale entanglement and reduce and recover derelict gear.