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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.

Postharvest Water

Radishes passing under water spraysThe water used for anything from washing hands, equipment, and produce, to making ice for cooling poses a risk as a source of contamination. That’s why it’s critical that you understand how to safely manage postharvest water.

The resources below provide information on important topics like water testing and sanitizing water used during produce washing.

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