Use these resources to expand your knowledge about specific topics related to produce safety.
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.
General guidance and instructions for receipting TEFAP Fresh Produce catalog item in Web Based Supply Chain Management.
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.
A set of three handouts on best practices to help you safely handle and store USDA foods at home.
Total Food and Administrative Funds Provided Under Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) - April 2020
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.
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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Use these sheets to learn detailed, commodity specific information about produce