Produce Safety Links

  • Federal agencies

United States Department of Agriculture- Agricultural Marketing Service
https://www.ams.usda.gov/?dDocName=STELPRDC5105384

  • State agencies
  • Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry
    http://www.ldaf.state.la.us/food-safety/

  • Produce marketing associations
  • The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) - Food Safety Practices
    http://www.lgma.ca.gov/food-safety-program/food-sa...

    http://www.caleafygreens.ca.gov/

    Arizona Leafy Green Products Shipper Marketing Agreement (AZ LGMA)
    http://www.arizonaleafygreens.org/

  • GAPs
  • FDA and USDA’s “Guidance for Industry”- Guide to Minimize Microbial Food Safety Hazards for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

    https://www.fda.gov/downloads/Food/GuidanceComplia...

    USDA voluntary GAP audit resources:
    https://www.ams.usda.gov/services/auditing/gap-ghp

  • Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

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    The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture

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