Hygienic Design for Produce Farms

Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated March 9, 2021
Author: Chris Callahan & Andy Chamberlin
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Fact Sheets, Tools & Calculators, Videos
Topic: Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)
Language: English


Hygienic design intentionally creates or improves spaces and equipment so they can be cleaned and sanitized as appropriate.



This post, video series, associated PDF guide, and checklist (PDF and Excel) are tools we developed to help apply hygienic and sanitary design practice on produce farms.



These tools cover the five key principles of hygienic design for produce farms:



  1.     Visible and Reachable Surfaces

  2.     Smooth and Cleanable Surfaces

  3.     No Collection Points

  4.     Compatible Materials

  5.     Preventing Contamination



Keywords: hygienic, sanitary, design, cleaning, sanitation, equipment

 


 


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