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Commodity Specific Guidance

This section looks at reducing the risks of contamination through preventative on-farm measures for commodity specific crops. The groupings of either “Fruits” or “Vegetables” provide  recommended guidelines on food safety practices that are intended to minimize the microbiological hazards associated with the particular fresh fruit or vegetable.

Fruits

In this section, guidance is given for commodity specific fruit crops along with general fruit crops for reducing the risks of contamination through preventative on-farm measures.

Vegetables

In this section, recommended guidelines are given for commodity specific vegetables along with general vegetables that focus on minimizing the microbiological hazards associated with fresh vegetables.

Aquaponics

In this section, guidance is given for the aquaponics industry involved with food production. 

Greenhouse’s

In this section, guidance is given on creating food safety plans for greenhouse producers.