New Resource Helps You Answer “Does PCAF Apply?”

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Have you been looking for an easier way to figure out if the Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCAF) rule applies to your facility?

Have you gotten overwhelmed trying to answer “does PCAF apply to my facility?”

If so, we have a new resource just for you! Our new interactive decision tree, “Does PCAF Apply?” is a short, easy-to-use tool for answering this important question.

The tool is for informational purposes only; it does not take the place of independent legal advice, and it is not intended to be used as legal advice.

We know it can be difficult to know if a rule applies and we know you’ve got a lot of other things going on, especially now. We’ve developed the 12-question decision tree to help you.

Simply download and open in a browser to answer Yes and No questions, and follow the arrows, until you reach a STOP.

animated demo of selecting buttons in the "Does PCAF Apply" interactive document

We’ve also created a factsheet to get you started with the tool.

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FSMA Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCAF) Exemption Decision Tree Tool

The NC State Feed Milling and Animal Food Safety programs have developed a decision tree tool to help guide facilities through the exemption determination process and the requirements for obtaining …

If you need assistance, or have additional questions, we’re happy to help. Please contact Marissa Herchler with feedback or questions.

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Marissa Cohen, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa CohenArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Poultry ScienceCall Marissa E-mail Marissa Poultry Science
NC State Extension, NC State University
Updated on Nov 2, 2020
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