Produce Safety Factors to Consider When Using Biological Soil Amendments of Animal Origin (BSAAO) - This document covers the use of BSAAO's, their selection, managing their risks, and impacts.
Food Safe Compost Use - This guidance document will walk you through the recommended steps for effective compost use while ensuring GAP and FSMA compliance.
FSMA Compliant On-Farm Thermophilic Composting - This fact sheet discusses the validated biological decomposition process that is laid out in the FSMA Produce Safety Rule under section §112.55(b).
Safe and Successful Composting Under FSMA- This video covers scientifically valid and controlled composting methods that are allowable under the FSMA Produce Safety Rule
Manure & Biological Amendments - Here you will find an abundance of composting resources from Cornell Waste Management including topics such as small/large scale composting, mortality composting, and discussion of science, engineering, and health concerns regarding composting.
Manure in Organic Production Systems - Here, you can find information regarding the benefits of manure use, regulations for manures and manure-based compost, important considerations, recordkeeping requirements, storage and handling requirements, raw vs. composted manure, and more.
Key Points of Control and Management for Microbial Food Safety: Edible Landscape Plants and Home Garden Produce
Using Manure and Compost as Nutrient Sources and Vegetable Crops
Making Compost from Yard Waste
Soil Amendments - Visit this site if you'd like to learn more about raw manure, compost, leachates and teas, reducing contamination, and proper recordkeeping.
Tipsheet: Manure in Organic Production Systems
Gardening and Composting
Building Your Own Composting Bin: Designs for Your Community
Compost Bulking Materials
Regulatory Requirements for Distribution of Milk for Raw Consumption in California
FSMA PSR Documentation Requirements for Commercial Soil Amendment Suppliers