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Mushroom GAPs Audit and FSMA Resources
Mushroom GAPs Audit and FSMA Resources - Articles Articles
This article lists the information and resources needed to meet Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) standards specific for the mushroom industry. More
Food Safety Modernization Act - Produce Safety Rule
Food Safety Modernization Act - Produce Safety Rule - Articles Articles
Learn the details and find educational resources on the FSMA Produce Safety Rule, including videos and training opportunities that address requirements, exemptions, and deadlines of the rule. More
Sample Harmonized Food Safety Plan
Sample Harmonized Food Safety Plan - Articles Articles

Sample Harmonized Food Safety Plan

Luke LaBorde, Ph.D., Lee Stivers

Every farm has different risks. Here is an example of what one farm's "Field Operations and Harvesting" Harmonized GAP Food Safety Plan might look like. More
Control of Listeria monocytogenes In Mushroom Growing and Packing Environments
Control of Listeria monocytogenes In Mushroom Growing and Packing Environments - Articles Articles
In recent years, awareness of Listeria monocytogenes as a potential microbial contaminant in ready-to-eat foods has increased. More
Stainless steel and washable walls, while not always feasible, are important in packhouses such as this one that grows and packages sprouts.
Reducing Food Safety Risks in the Packhouse - Articles Articles
Basic sanitation recommendations for keeping packing areas clean and appropriately sanitary. More
Various gourds and squash in bins after harvest. Photo courtesy of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (cbf.org)
Keep Fresh Produce Safe Using Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) - Articles Articles
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