As Tropical Storm Elsa makes its way up the U.S. Southeast, farmers have to prepare for the impact of the severe weather on their crops.

Growers are responsible for assuring the safety of flood-affected food crops for human consumption, which makes guidance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration critically important. 

The FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition has resources to help growers who may be affected by Elsa.

The FDA’s Guidance for Industry: Evaluating the Safety of Flood-affected Food Crops for Human Consumption provides information that producers can use as they assess potential damage to their food
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