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Documentation is a must when it comes to effectively managing your farm’s food safety program.

A good recordkeeping system allows management to make sure the food safety program is working as intended, documents compliance to regulatory and on-farm food safety policies and practices, and can help determine the root cause of a problem.

The links below explain what records are required by the FSMA Produce safety rule and provide several good examples of recordkeeping templates to help you with this process.