Do I Need to Comply with the FSMA Produce Rule?
The following tool is for determining whether or not you need to comply with the Produce Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), and by what date you need to comply.
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Please note the following:
- "Covered" vs. "Not Covered": Throughout this tool and in other FSMA Produce Rule literature, you will see the language "covered" vs. "not covered". If your farm needs to comply with FSMA, it is considered a "covered" farm; if your farm does not need to comply, it is considered "not covered". Additionally, certain crops on a given farm may be covered by the rule while other crops on the same farm are not covered.
- Cut-Off Values: The cut-off values for determining whether your farm is covered or not and whether or not your farm is qualified exempt are based on 2011 monetary values and will be updated annually in this tool for inflation. Last updated April 14, 2023. For more information, please visit the FDA website for FSMA Inflation Adjusted Cut-Offs.