Food Safety

The safety of the food supply chain starts with the grower and Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), but the impact reaches far beyond that.

N.C. MarketReady Fresh Produce Safety – Field to Family
The N.C. MarketReady Fresh Produce Safety – Field to Family Web portal includes information on food safety plans, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), traceability and upcoming trainings and workshops to help North Carolina farmers minimize risks while producing and distributing quality foods.

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Berries (PDF)
This document outlines ways that growers can minimize food safety risks. Includes information on employee hygiene, harvest and packing, storage and transportation, and record-keeping practices.

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