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Produce Safety Fact Sheets

Use these resources to expand your knowledge about specific topics related to produce safety.

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TEFAP Fresh Produce

To help those most in need receive healthy, fresh foods, USDA will be offering boxes of pre-packed, mixed fresh produce though The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), in addition to the single varieties that are already available to order. 

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Receipting TEFAP Fresh Produce

General guidance and instructions for receipting TEFAP Fresh Produce catalog item in Web Based Supply Chain Management. 

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USDA Foods General Recommendations: Handwashing, Cleaning, and Disinfecting for Household Program Operators

These handouts provide general recommendations on handwashing, cleaning, and disinfecting, to operators of USDA Foods household programs including CSFP, TEFAP, and FDPIR. 

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Best Practices to Safely Handle and Store USDA Foods at Home

A set of three handouts on best practices to help you safely handle and store USDA foods at home.

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2020 TEFAP FFCRA Allocation Worksheet

Total Food and Administrative Funds Provided Under Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) - April 2020

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Food Safety Enforcement and Inspection Actions and Terminology

This document provides an overview of basic food safety enforcement terminology used by FSIS that may impact school distributing agencies, school food authorities, and processors of USDA-regulated foods, including meat, poultry, and egg products.

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USDA Foods Recall Preparedness & Response Checklist

This resource provides a checklist of the communication responsibilities related to recalls of USDA Foods before, during and after a recall.

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Other Produce Safety Resources

These links offer further information on topics in produce safety.  The content of these links is not endorsed by USDA or its affiliates.

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Produce Information Sheets

Use these sheets to learn detailed, commodity specific information about produce