Introduction to HGAP Audits

Added by Carol Allen • Last updated May 5, 2021
Author: Maryland Food Safety Network
Type: Videos
Topic: Food Safety Plans, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)
State: MD
Language: English

2021 Advanced GAP Webinar Series
In this first webinar, Molly Gillingham from Maryland Dept. of Agriculture’s food Quality Assurance Program will be introducing us to the Harmonized GAP Standard, how it is different from MDA Basic GAP certification, and finish with tips on how to avoid common mistakes when prepping for an HGAP Audit

 

Link for PDF slides https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bd8v...​

Resources

The Harmonized GAP Standard Manual (2021) https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/Harmonized_GAP_Standa...

The Harmonized GAP Standard Checklist for Farms (2021) https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/HarmonizedGAPsCheckli...

Step by Step guidance for preparing your operation for an HGAP audit https://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/HGAPmanu...

FoodSafetyManual_Final.pdf Forms Audit Request form (SC237A ) – https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/SC237A.pdf

Agreement form for participating in an audit https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/SC651.pdf

Specialty Crops Inspection Division Vendor form (for making or updating an account with USDA billing services prior to an audit) https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/SC430VendorForm.pdf

Instructions for filling the Specialty Crops Inspection Division Vendor form https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/SC430AuditServicesIns...

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