Animals and animal feces may contaminate produce if they are present in or near produce fields or water sources. Large numbers of animals represent the biggest risks because they can produce large amounts of fecal matter that may be deposited in fields or enter through water runoff, airborne particles, or by contaminating water sources.
Assessment of the food safety risks associated with animals may include:
To document your assessment of animal access, you may use the Land Use Documentation log. To access this log, click here.
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