• Tomatoes

    Providing particulars on a pair of produce safety programs

    Published on August 6, 2020

    Implementing food safety practices on fruit and vegetable farms has been challenging. In response, a lot of different programs have sprung up to help. Let’s review a few programs that often are confused.

  • Cat in greenhouse

    Risks posed by cats on produce farms

    Published on March 16, 2020

    Many farmers rely on cats to control rodents on farms, limiting crop loss and reducing other produce safety risks from rodents. However, cats bring risks of their own. Here’s how you can reduce those risks.

  • Apples

    Why should I worry about clean breaks and lot sizes?

    Published on February 24, 2020

    Cleaning and sanitizing all food contact surfaces are required to establish a clean break. Learn what a clean break is and why it might be important to fruit and vegetable growers who grade, sort and store the produce they grow.

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