Food safety regulations for producers
Find all the information you need on ISU Extension and Outreach’s Food Safety website. There you can find resources for consumers (safe food preparation and conservation tips and videos), food service providers (find posters, brochures, links to workshops and certification programs), and producers (links to resources, contacts and guides to creating food safety plans).
Marketing Local Foods in Iowa (publications FS 15-25, 2017, ISU Extension Store; free PDF downloads)
The Iowa GAP Program website maintained by the ISU Safe Produce Team offers online GAP workshops in video form.
ISU Extension and Outreach, through a grant funded by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Services Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, offers online Good Agricultural Practices Workshops for fruit and vegetable producers throughout Iowa.
This on-farm food safety program provides education on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), food regulation, marketing and economics, and GAP auditing criteria. ISU also offers online food safety trainings for producers to meet GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) standards for selling food to the public, including farmers markets, CSAs, food service and other institutional markets.
If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact us.