Food safety and quality is foundational to keeping eaters and customers healthy and happy. Complying with buyers’ requirements around food safety certification (such as Good Agricultural Practices) and quality can be essential to accessing wholesale markets. However, navigating the changing landscape of food safety certification and Federal food safety regulation, and explaining food safety in a manner that is accessible to a diversity of farms and food businesses, is not easy.
Explore below a library of recent and featured resources related to food safety and quality.
|The Four Corners GroupGAP Group: A Case Study||Wallace Center||The Four Corners GroupGAP Group: A Case Study This report describes the history and learnings …||2021||Food Safety and Quality, Value Chain Coordination|
|Marketing Your Food Safety Certification||MI Food and Farming Systems and Fresh Systems, LCC||Food safety certification is no easy undertaking. While there are many reasons to go the …||2021||Business Operations, Food Safety and Quality|
|CERTIFICACION DE SEGURIDAD ALIMENTARIA Y SU COMERCIALIZACION||MI Food and Farming Systems and Fresh Systems, LLC||CERTIFICACION DE SEGURIDAD ALIMENTARIA Y SU COMERCIALIZACION La certificación de seguridad alimentaria no es una …||2021||Food Safety and Quality|
|Quality Management Systems – A Guide for Food & Farm Businesses||Wallace Center||This guide is designed to help food and farm businesses, food hubs, and USDA GroupGAP …||2021||Food Safety and Quality, Quality Management Systems|
|Case Study -ALBA’s GroupGAP Food Safety Program||ALBA||Case Study on ALBA (California) GroupGAP program||2017||Food Safety and Quality|
|Remote USDA Audits||USDA||August 2020 USDA Rules on Conducting Remote Food Safety Audits||2020||Food Safety and Quality|
|2020 Path to GroupGAP Certification||USDA||A guide to a group’s journey to USDA GroupGAP certification.||2020||Food Safety and Quality|
|USDA GroupGAP primer||Wallace Center||A buyer-facing resource explaining the USDA GroupGAP program.||2019||Food Safety and Quality|
|An Introduction to GroupGAP||USDA||An Introduction to GroupGAP Overview of GroupGAP||2015||Food Safety and Quality, Quality Management Systems|
|Small Farmers Can Make Food Safety Work – The Group GAP Pilot Project in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula||Small Farmers Can Make Food Safety Work - The Group GAP Pilot Project in Michigan's …||2015||Food Safety and Quality, Quality Management Systems|
|Comparison Chart for Certifying as a Group||Comparison Chart for Certifying as a Group There are several methods farmers have used to …||2018||Food Safety and Quality, Quality Management Systems|