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.

Traceability and Transport

Man loading trays with vegetables into a pickup bedAs your operation grows, tracing produce—from where it was grown to where it was sold—becomes increasingly important.

While traceability is a must for large growers and packers, many small and medium growers will find that traceability programs will be key to entering larger distribution markets.