Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Produce Safety University: Take-Home Training for Professional Standards

We are excited to offer the following take-home training modules, which will help Produce Safety University (PSU) graduates to spread the knowledge they acquired at PSU. Participants in these trainings can receive the designated professional standards credits.

Resource | Research
Analyses of the Contributing Factors Associated With Foodborne Outbreaks in School Settings (2000–2010)

The purpose of the authors’ study was to examine the role of contributing factors in school foodborne outbreaks. Contamination factors accounted for the greatest proportion (49.2%) of outbreaks involving some level of food handling interaction by a school food service worker, followed by proliferation (34.9%) and survival factors (15.9%). Over 56% of all illnesses were associated with norovirus and food service worker practices.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0030
Enhancing the School Food Safety Program FAQs

This memorandum and its attachment supersede SP-37-2011, Child Nutrition 2010: Enhancing the School Food Safety Program. Attached are questions and answers regarding the school food safety requirements for schools participating in FNS child nutrition programs.

SP37-2013
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2000-0006
State Agency (SA) Oversight of Food Safety Inspections

This document clarifies SA’s oversight responsibilities for food safety inspections under the National School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program.