Landing page with general resources pertaining to Food Safety Modernization Act compliance.
Search the Clearinghouse
Pointers for correct washing procedures for fresh produce.
This fact sheet reviews best practices to ensure food safety compliance when using refrigeration.
This fact sheet walks you through the safe and effective use of chlorine as a disinfectant.
Record keeping is the corner stone of implementing a food safety plan. This document will help you navigate Google Docs as free resource for recordkeeping.
If you have read the GAP manual, you are aware of the importance of writing a mission statement. This resource provides a sample mission statement, along with pointers for writing your own.
Step by step instructions that will walk you through using Google maps to create an accurate map of your farm.
This fact sheet will walk you through the recommended use and storage of manure to ensure GAP compliance.
This Checklist will help you organize your materials and assess your current food safety preparedness for processing human food. The Checklist is NOT itself a plan.
Chris Callahan is an Extension Assistant Professor of Agricultural Engineering at the University of Vermont. His work focuses on the application of engineering and technology to the needs of small and medium-sized farms and food processors in the areas of protected culture production, postharvest handling and storage and sustainable energy. He is also the Director of the Northeast Center to...