Find out how your farm or packinghouse can develop a more robust sanitation program in this publication, with a focus on chlorine and peroxyacetic acid (PAA).
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Provides an overview of produce that is excluded from the Produce Safety Rule as well as qualified exemptions with activities to reinforce key principles.
These resources were designed by University of Houston and Texas Department of Agriculture collaboratively for growers.
Harry Short works on the Produce Safety Team at the Oregon Department of Agriculture. He conducts training on the Produce Safety Rule, generates outreach materials and provides technical assistance, contributes to the inventory of Oregon covered farms, and helps with outreach to agricultural operations dealing with COVID-19 cases. He comes from the farming world where he operated for eight...
Cristy Dice is the Produce Safety Extension Specialist for Colorado State University. Cristy is a Produce Safety Rule Lead Trainer, and creates resources for farmers to help them comply with the Produce Safety Rule. She leads on-farm produce safety efforts and coordinates activities with the Colorado Department of Agriculture so that education and outreach around produce safety remain a priority...
Experienced Produce Safety Manager with a demonstrated history of working in higher education and in government administration. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Fundraising, Leadership, Training, Public Speaking and Research. Strong research professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Learning Design and Technology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
This exercise is focused on the risks associated with wildlife and domesticated animal intrusion in areas with covered produce. The intent of the exercise is for PSA trainees to think through various harvest and post-harvest scenarios and consider implications related to produce safety in the context of real production environments.
Demonstration of a farm scale model for assessing environmental hazards on produce growing operations.
A question and answer session on the Produce Safety Rule and what it means for your agricultural operation including worker training requirements.
This video describes how to operate farm vehicles with produce safety in mind, minimizing the risk of cross contamination and keeping your fresh produce products safe.