Produce Safety Ensuring produce safety—from farm to table—is a critical step in reducing the presence of dangerous bacteria in the food supply and preventing foodborne illness.
COVID-19 Resources for the Washington Produce Industry

COVID-19 Resources for the Washington Produce Industry

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If you’re part of the Washington Produce Industry, please use this resource to find pertinent information for how to prepare your farm or business for…

Cleaning and Sanitation

Gloved hand holding soapy scrub brushUsing proper cleaning and sanitation practices keeps produce safe.

Poor management at critical points from field to market can increase the potential for contamination of harmful microorganisms or foodborne pathogens to occur and spread within the packing operation.

Learn how to develop a robust sanitation program for your harvesting equipment, utensils, and packinghouse by clicking on the resource links below.