Produce Safety

Videos and factsheets focus on the potential management of food safety risks on fresh produce farms for growers.

Agricultural Water Standards and Quality (Production Water)

Information on microbial standards for agricultural water used during production as regulated under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule (PSR).

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Agricultural Water Quality Parameters (Postharvest Water)

Demonstrates the adequate parameters agricultural water must meet for postharvest activities as regulated under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule (PSR).

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Best Practices for On-Farm Readiness Review (Preharvest standards)

Shows what standards growers should follow while preparing preharvest settings for a mock inspection.

Best Practices for On-Farm Readiness Review (Postharvest standards)

Demonstrates standards growers should follow while preparing postharvest and wash/pack settings for a mock inspection.

How to Clean and Sanitize Inside Walk-in Cooler

Highlights the best practices for cleaning and sanitizing walk-in coolers for storing fresh produce.

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Best Practices to Control Field Contamination

Information for growers showing risk factors associated with field contaminants such as fecal matter, urine, saliva, vomit, and blood.

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Pest Management on Farms

Demonstrates for growers measures to prevent pests from coming in contact with covered produce, food contact surfaces, and food packing materials.

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Infiltration in Produce During Washing

Lists for growers the risk factors and preventative measures associated with water infiltration in produce that could occur during washing.

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Agricultural Water Testing

Demonstrates for growers the procedure for agricultural water testing.

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Clean and Sanitize Harvest Crates

This video highlights the best practices for cleaning and sanitizing harvest crates for storing fresh produce.

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