Information on farm food management and good agricultural practices, including developing a food safety plan to reduce risks during harvest, in the packhouse and from manure. Tips on using sanitizers, controlling listeria and washing produce.
Guía de entrenamiento en seguridad de los alimentos para productores de vegetales frescos. This flip chart provides food safety tips in both English and Spanish to help train fresh produce handlers. More
Microbial food contamination can happen anywhere. This article discusses ways growers can minimize food safety risks by evaluating their farm practices and implementing Good Agricultural Practices. More
Fruit and vegetable producers can follow these best practices for keeping produce fresh and safe in the field, at harvest, and through proper postharvest steps of cooling, washing, storage, and packing. More
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the most sweeping reform of food safety laws in more than 70 years. The focus has shifted away from merely responding to contamination events toward establishing systems to prevent them from occurring. More
Penn State Extension sets up kiosks at produce auctions across the state to provide growers with timely information on disease and pest identification and management, invasive species alerts, and food safety. More