Using proper cleaning and sanitation practices keeps produce safe.
Poor management at critical points from field to market can increase the potential for contamination of harmful microorganisms or foodborne pathogens to occur and spread within the packing operation.
Learn how to develop a robust sanitation program for your harvesting equipment, utensils, and packinghouse by clicking on the resource links below.
- Cornell On-Farm Food Safety Decision Trees- Sanitation and Postharvest Handling
Important cleaning and sanitation steps, example SOPs, and template language that you can easily adapt to your own food safety plan
- Cleaning and Sanitizing of Farm Tools and Equipment