Mid-Atlantic Produce Safety Survey

What challenges are you facing on your farm? Pennsylvania Farmers Union hopes to assist with your food safety management needs over the coming year.

This survey is supported by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award 1U01FD006921-01 totaling $25,000 with 100 percent funded by FDA/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by FDA/HHS, or the U.S. Government.

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Food Safety Clinic at the PASA Conference with food safety head trainer Lindsely Gilmour - "What do I really need to know about Food Safety?"


We Stand For:

Pennsylvania Farmers Union works to protect and enhance the economic well-being and quality of life of family farmers. Pennsylvania Farmers Union is a home for producers who are committed to conserving our state’s natural bounty, whether they are long-established or beginning their agricultural journey.
We are committed to representing the interests of Pennsylvania farmers on issues such as:

• Sustainability

• Country of Origin Labeling

• Energy and Food Security

• Genetically Modified Crops

• Rural Communities

• Competitive Markets

• Monopolies & Consolidation

• Conservation

• The Environment

The Farmer's Share Of The Retail Dollar

Farmers and ranchers receive just 14.6* cents of the consumer food dollar.


1 Pound

Retail: $9.99
Farmer: $1.74

2 Pounds

Retail: $3.99
Farmer: $0.12

1 Pound

Retail: $2.49
Farmer: $0.58

1 Gallon

Retail: $3.49
Farmer: $1.24

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We stand for family agriculture

We are a grassroots, producer-driven organization that believes strong family agriculture is the basis for thriving rural communities.

We listen to you

The key to our success and credibility has been Farmers Union’s grassroots structure in which policy positions are initiated locally. Whether the issue is food safety, dairy, specialty crops, trade or any other item facing America’s family farmers – PFU listens to its members.

We get results

PFU is a powerful and respected voice on critical issues on the national and state levels. Our state and national leaders and staff understand the critical issues facing rural America and family agriculture. We represent YOUR voice to elected officials.