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Assessing On-Farm Produce Safety Risks: Harvest Stage - Module 6



Authors as Published

Ashley Edwards, Commercial Horticultural Agent, Virginia Cooperative Extension Carroll County Office; Laura Strawn, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Food Science and Technology, Virginia Tech; and Amber Vallotton, Extension Specialist, School of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech

This publication is available in a video file format only.

Assessing On-Farm Produce Safety Risks Modules are a series of nine videos to assist you in creating a food safety program and preparing you for a GAP audit. These videos are based off of a series of seven factsheets (FST-400NP through 406NP) available through Virginia Cooperative Extension. In this module, we are going to explore how food safety can play into market access, the ways market sectors are similar and different from each other in terms of requirements, and why it is important to always recognize that there is not a ‘one size fits all’ for food safety standards across market sectors.

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Publication Date

September 19, 2023