2009 updates for tomatoes, leafy greens, and tomatoes
Seven major retailers have come to a common acceptance of four GFSI benchmarked food safety schemes
(2011 release), contains commonly agreed criteria for food safety standards, against which any food or farm assurance standard can be benchmarked.
( SQF).The SQF Institute, a division of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), was established to administer the SQF Program, a global food safety and quality certification and management system.
This code is a HACCP-based, GFSI recognized, supplier assurance code designed to meet the needs of primary producers, including those involved in fresh produce.
A private sector body that sets voluntary standards for the certification of agricultural products around the globe.
CanadaGAP (Good Agricultural Practices) is the name of the Canadian Horticultural Council's (CHC) On-Farm Food Safety (OFFS) Program and consists of national food safety standards and a certification system for the safe production, storage and packing of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Not currently benchmarked to GFSI or GlobalGap, but is widely used by U.S. agricultural producers to verify safe growing practices.
United Fresh Produce Association
Commodity Specific Guidelines for Production, Harvest and Post Harvest Handling. 2013