Produce Safety Links

Federal agencies

United States Department of Agriculture- Agricultural Marketing Service

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)


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

USDA voluntary GAP audit resources:

Produce marketing associations

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) - Food Safety Practices

Arizona Leafy Green Products Shipper Marketing Agreement (AZ LGMA)

State agencies

Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry

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The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture