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FDA Releases Draft Guidance Document for the Produce Safety Rule

FDA Releases Draft Guidance Document for the Produce Safety Rule

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The FDA has released draft guidance for farms which must comply with the Produce Safety Rule

Preharvest Agricultural Water

Sprinklers irrigate a vegetable cropWhether it’s municipal drinking water, groundwater, or surface water, water used in irrigation, fertigation, and crop spray application must be managed so that it is not a source of contamination.

The resources below will help you learn about best practices for monitoring and managing the water used on your farm, in addition to the new requirements for the Produce Safety Rule.

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