Food Safety and Quality

Food Safety and Quality

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.

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Featured Resources

TitleAuthorDescriptionYearTags
The Four Corners GroupGAP Group: A Case StudyWallace CenterThe Four Corners GroupGAP Group: A Case Study This report describes the history and learnings …2021,
Marketing Your Food Safety CertificationMI Food and Farming Systems and Fresh Systems, LCCFood safety certification is no easy undertaking. While there are many reasons to go the …2021, ,
CERTIFICACION DE SEGURIDAD ALIMENTARIA Y SU COMERCIALIZACIONMI Food and Farming Systems and Fresh Systems, LLCCERTIFICACION DE SEGURIDAD ALIMENTARIA Y SU COMERCIALIZACION La certificación de seguridad alimentaria no es una …2021,
Quality Management Systems – A Guide for Food & Farm BusinessesWallace CenterThis guide is designed to help food and farm businesses, food hubs, and USDA GroupGAP …2021, ,
Case Study -ALBA’s GroupGAP Food Safety ProgramALBACase Study on ALBA (California) GroupGAP program2017,
Remote USDA AuditsUSDAAugust 2020 USDA Rules on Conducting Remote Food Safety Audits2020, ,
2020 Path to GroupGAP CertificationUSDAA guide to a group’s journey to USDA GroupGAP certification.2020, ,
USDA GroupGAP primerWallace CenterA buyer-facing resource explaining the USDA GroupGAP program.2019, ,
An Introduction to GroupGAPUSDAAn Introduction to GroupGAP Overview of GroupGAP2015, , ,
Small Farmers Can Make Food Safety Work – The Group GAP Pilot Project in Michigan’s Upper PeninsulaSmall Farmers Can Make Food Safety Work - The Group GAP Pilot Project in Michigan's …2015, ,
Comparison Chart for Certifying as a GroupComparison Chart for Certifying as a Group There are several methods farmers have used to …2018, , ,

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