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Food Safety Frequently Asked Questions

FNS Document #
FNS-942
Resource type
Fact Sheets
FAQs/Q&As
Resource materials

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law in 2011 and is a proactive approach to strengthen the nation's food safety systems.

This fact sheet walks through some key aspects of FSMA and how this law intersects with common farm to school activities such as direct purchasing of produce and meats from local small-producers and considerations when operating an edible campus garden.

Page updated: January 09, 2024