FSMA for Maple Producers [flowchart]

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September 2018 was the final deadline for maple operations who have to comply with some or all of the Preventive Controls for Human Food rule of FSMA.  Operations whose sales are primarily to stores and other wholesale accounts will most likely have some compliance requirements under the rule.

We created a simple flow chart that will help you determine whether or not your operation has to comply.  If you have additional questions, please see our online tool

This work is supported by Food Safety Outreach Program grant no. 2018-70020-28850/project accession no. 1017593 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


maple syrup flow chart



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Office: Cooperative Extension, Taylor Hall, Durham, NH 03824