Good Agricultural Practices

Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

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Developing a food safety plan requires knowledge of farming practices and best management practices training. This guide is one resource producers can use in developing a food safety plan. Created by North Carolina State University, the guide provides a framework for developing food safety plans using GAPs. In addition to this document, growers are encouraged to seek out GAP training and consult experts from Cooperative Extension or other organizations on GAP certification.

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This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.