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.
FDA Releases Produce Safety Inspection Information

FDA Releases Produce Safety Inspection Information

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The WSDA is set to begin inspecting the largest farms in Washington this growing season for compliance with the Produce Safety Rule. Last week the…

Packinghouse Management

Woman with hair net and gloves holding asparagusThe risk of contamination by dangerous bacteria doesn’t end when produce is harvested.

Managing the packinghouse so that it doesn’t become a point of contamination is critical to keeping our food supply safe.

The resources below will help you implement robust cleaning and sanitation programs that help you avoid contamination in the packinghouse. You’ll also find information on environmental monitoring programs that can help you check for any weak points in your packinghouse management system.