On-Farm Readiness Reviews (OFRR), a Free Resource to Indiana Produce Growers – Vegetable Crops Hotline

On-Farm Readiness Reviews (OFRR), a Free Resource to Indiana Produce Growers

During an OFRR, produce safety experts from ISDH, ISDA, and Purdue Extension will visit produce farms in the state to assess readiness for a FSMA inspection. These reviews are free, voluntary, and confidential. An OFRR takes approximately 2 hours, and it is scheduled at a time that is convenient for the grower. The reviewers will not take any notes or photos, as these reviews are simply designed to assist produce growers in implementing practices to meet food safety regulations. At the conclusion of the visit, the reviewers will provide feedback on areas for opportunity and suggestions for improving compliance. This is a great tool for growers to prepare for their first inspection!

Growers can schedule a review by calling Tari Gary at (317) 407-9802, or email TGary@isda.in.gov. If anyone has questions, they may reach out to Tari or contact Dr. Amanda Deering at Purdue by calling (765) 494-0512, or email adeering@purdue.edu.















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