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 Expands Water Testing Options for Produce Growers

FDA Expands Water Testing Options for Produce Growers

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FDA approves certain presence/absence tests for agricultural water used in postharvest washing and cooling, hand washing, sanitizing food contact surfaces, and making ice.

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.

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