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The Food Safety Modernization Act and the Produce Safety Rule

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This factsheet provides details regarding "Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption" - also known as the Produce Safety Rule (PSR). The PSR applies to commercial growers, harvesters and packers of produce, who, on average, sell more than $25,000 in produce annually. The factsheet also outlines other general exemptions for PSR and how to learn more about these standards.

Page updated: January 09, 2024