Vegetable growers are seeking tools to improve flexibility and efficiency in the packshed. The AZS Rinse Conveyor is becoming a popular piece of equipment to meet the need to rinse off a variety of crops.
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Chris Callahan of UVM Extension explains a few methods of dispensing and dosing sanitizer for use on vegetable farms for both wash water or surface sanitization.
Chris Callahan of University of Vermont Extension explains how to safety and effectively use sanitizer in wash water and on food contact surfaces on a produce farm.
Chris Callahan of the University of Vermont answers the question: "What is an appropriate detergent?" as mentioned in the produce safety rule.
Chris Callahan of UVM Extension walks us through the four steps of cleaning and sanitizing as described by the Produce Safety Alliance. He demonstrates this on a a bulb crate harvest bin.
One-page resource highlighting top reasons for farms to write a farm food safety plan.
One-page checklist for tracking post-harvest water use risk management steps.
One-page factsheet about BSAAO and how to assess potential hazard or risk of treated and untreated biological soil amendments of animal origin.
Two-page factsheet with guidance on reducing food safety risks associated with livestock.
One-page factsheet/poster with Do's and Don't guidance for post-harvest practices.