FSMA Preventive Controls Rule: What Farms Need to Know

The Food Safety Modernization Act’s Preventive Controls Rule seeks to ensure that agricultural facilities have established procedures of preventing, and, if necessary, correcting potential threats to food safety. The Preventive Controls Rule applies to food facilities – operations that manufacture, process, pack or hold human food, and are required to register with the FDA. Unless exempted (click…

Regulatory Resources for Maryland Farmers

Because Maryland’s environmental health is uniquely dependent upon the health of the Chesapeake Bay, the Old Line State has numerous state-, county-, and local-specific regulations for agricultural producers. While these rules can seem exhaustive, we have compiled a list of resources to help the Maryland farmer ensure regulatory compliance. Maryland Department of Agriculture The Maryland…