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dinner_cooking_stirfry_542777_oN.C. Fresh Produce Safety
The N.C. Fresh Produce Safety Web site contains information on food safety plans, GAPs (Good Agricultural Practices) and upcoming trainings amongst other topics that can help North Carolina farmers to produce safe, quality products.

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Cucumbers, Eggplants, Squash, Peppers and Sweet Corn 
This bi-fold pamphlet from N.C. State focuses on how to best reduce the risks of contamination through preventative on-farm measures.

NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Produce Safety Program
This program provides support to North Carolina fresh produce farmers through education and outreach to build knowledge of the Produce Safety Rule (PSR) and assist in developing programs responsive to the PSR. The Produce Safety Program collaborates with NC State University, NCDA&CS Research Stations, and other key stakeholders, such as the NC Fresh Produce Safety Task Force, to provide assistance and technical support to the farming community. In addition to providing education and outreach, the Produce Safety Program is also tasked with conducting produce safety inspections to determine compliance with the Produce Safety Rule.

Reviewed and updated by Jeanine Davis on 7/19/2022

Written By

Aubrey EttingerExtension Associate for Nutrition Email Aubrey Kannapolis Research
NC State Extension, NC State University
Page Last Updated: 2 years ago
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