Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas (BPA)

Commodity specific food safety guidelines for the production, harvest, post-harvest, and valued-added unit operations of green onions

The purpose of this document is to provide green onion growers, packers, and shippers with effective guidelines to reduce the potential of microbial contamination of green onions. The issues identified are based on the core elements of GAPs and cGMPs. The specific recommendations contained herein...

Survival and growth of Salmonella Enteritidis PT 30 in almond orchard soils

  Aims: To evaluate factors potentially contributing to the long-term persistence of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis phage type (PT) 30 in an almond orchard. Methods and Results: Surface and subsurface soil temperatures, and air temperatures in a radiation shelter, were recorded during...
M.D. Danyluk
M. Nozawa-Inoue
K.R. Hristova
K.M. Scow
B. Lampinen
L.J. Harris
Journal of Applied Microbiology

USDA Good Agricultural and Good Handling Practices An Audit Verification Program for the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Industry

The purpose of the Good Agricultural/Good Handling Practices (GAP/GHP) audit program is a voluntary, audit-based program that verifies conformance to generally recognized good agricultural practices and good handling practices as outlined in the Food and Drug Administration’s Guide to...

On-farm Food Safety: Cleaning and Sanitizing Guide

Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) can improve produce quality and safety and protect your business. Producers also use standard cleaning and sanitizing practices to reduce sources of microbial contamination on their products. This publication focuses on the best cleaning and sanitizing practices...
Catherine Strohbehn
Paul A. Domoto
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Comisión de la Fresa de California Programa de Seguridad Alimenticia

  Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas: Produciendo las Fresas más Saludables del Mundo Como un agricultor de fresas, usted quiere que sus clientes se descuenta que están obteniendo las fresas de mejor calidad y más seguras del mundo. Esta guía está dise...
California Strawberry Commission
California Strawberry Commission

Uso de la bitácora de labores y registro de aplicaciones de fertilizantes y fitosanitarios

El establecimiento de registros adecuados en campo es una necesidad claramente establecida en cualquier modelo de certificación de Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas. Sin embargo, su importancia va más allá de los aspectos meramente de certificación; podemos decir...
EDA. Oficina de FHIA, La Lima, Cortes, Honduras

Manual de Procedimientos en Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas para el Valle de Cañete

El presente manual enfoca con un lenguaje sencillo los quince puntos de control en que se basa el Protocolo de Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas para Europa (EUREPGAP versión 2004) y que constituye el documento normativo de requerimientos de calidad en la agricultura, requisito...
Valentín Palacios Zevallos
Instituto Rural Valle Grande, Perú

Atrazine Use and Weed Management Strategies to Protect Surface Water Quality

Atrazine can be applied to the soil surface either before or after planting, incorporated into the soil prior to planting, or sprayed on corn and weeds, postemergence. Knowing that atrazine moves predominately in solution (dissolved in water) versus attaching to soil particles aids our...
Bill Johnson
Fred Whitford
Dave Flakne
Tom Bauman
Glenn Nice
Jane Frankenberger
Leighanne Hahn
Tony Bailey
Bill Donald
Chris Mann
Lance Murrell
Dane Bowers
Dennis Tierney
Cheri Janssen
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service

Salmonella y Escherichia coli enteropatógena en el ambiente de producción de cultivos: fuentes potenciales, supervivencia y gestión

En las últimas dos décadas, por lo menos una docena de grandes brotes de gastroenteritis, causados por Salmonella no tifoidea y E. coli enteropatógena se han relacionado con el consumo de brotes, nueces, frutas y vegetales frescos ó mínimamente procesados. Estos...
Massimiliano Marvasi
Max Teplitski
Andrée George
George Hochmuth
University of Florida, IFAS

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for IPM in Protected Cultivation

Protected cultivation including greenhouse production systems require adherence to GAP protocols because intensive cultivation in greenhouses often involves excessive use of chemicals since the stakes are high due to intensive inputs and high expectations on quality front. Therefore, perennial...
Naved Sabir
Balraj Singh
M. Hasan
R. Sumitha
Sikha Deka
R.K. Tanwar
D.B. Ahuja
B.S. Tomar
O.M. Bambawale
E.M. Khah
National Centre for Integrated Pest Management, India