Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)

Lineamientos para el diseño y construcción de un centro de lavado y empaque de productos hortícolas en el campo

  Debe considerarse que dentro de lo posible hay que evitar el contacto de material contaminado que viene del campo, con material lavado que está listo para irse para el mercado o la cadena de frío. Tomando en cuenta esto la distribución de planta debe tener por lo tanto...
Alfredo Durán Quirós
Dennis Mora Acedo
Universidad de Costa Rica

Las BPA para las empresas frutihortícolas en base a las EUREPGAP

  Puntos de Control, Criterios de Cumplimiento, Planillas de Trazabilidad y Validación PARTE I Dentro del ámbito de los establecimientos frutihortícolas, sin considerar a las especies cultivadas Este trabajo (Parte I) contempla las normas generales para los...
Rodolfo Grasso
Roberto Llanes
Gustavo Casella
Mauricio Ortiz Mackinson
Jorge Ferratto
María Cristina Mondino
Universidad Nacional de Rosario

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) on horticultural production for extension staff in Tanzania

  To reduce the risks from contamination associated with production practices of fresh produce and promote market opportunities, FAO and the UN  System in Tanzania in partnership with the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the horticultural industry are devoting efforts to...
Wilfred L. Mushobozi
Pilar Santacoloma
FAO

Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas ‐ BPA

  El presente Manual tiene como objetivo proporcionar herramientas conceptuales y metodológicas a quienes se encarguen de desarrollar procesos de capacitación en el uso e implementación de Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas BPA, a productores agrarios. Adicionalmente...
Raúl Juscamaita
José Rázuri
Agro al Día, Perú

Cómo desechar un pesticida

  Todos los que utilizan pesticidas tienen la responsabilidad de desechar los residuos de pesticidas adecuadamente; como son los químicos no usados y los envases de pesticidas. Los residuos que no son desechados correctamente pueden representar riesgos serios para humanos, animales, y...
PennState
PennState

Good Agricultural Practices for Food Safety in Blueberry Production: Basic Principles

  This document represents generally accepted, broad-based agricultural guidance, developed from current knowledge of food safety practices of FDA, USDA, and others. By identifying basic principles of food safety in blueberries from growing to processing, users of this guide will be better...
Anamaría Gómez Rodas
Les Bourquin
Carlos García Salazar
Anamaría Varela-Gómez
John C. Wise
Michigan State University

2011 MSU Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Assistance Manual

  This manual is meant to act as a guide for growers who are developing a food safety plan to meet the requirements of a USDA GAP Audit during 2011. The goal of the food safety plan is to implement the objectives outlined in the United States Food and Drug Administration’s “Guide...
Michigan State University
MACMA/Michigan State University Extension

Food Safety Manual

  In the supply chains for fruit and vegetables there is an increasing demand for more attention to food safety. Farmer Field Schools has proven to be a very effective method to incorporate food safety aspects into farming practices1. This manual is a reference guide for the inclusion of Food...
Frederike Praasterink
Catherine Bessy
Marjon Fredrix
Alfredo Impiglia
Almalinda Morales-Abubakar
Jan Ketelaar
Anne-Sophie Poisot
Areepan Upanisakorn
Harry van der Wulp
FAO

Pesticides and Food Safety

  The key points made in Pesticides and Food Safety are that pesticides may improve variety, availability, and quality of foods. IPM programs are decreasing actual pesticide use, regulatory and monitoring programs are in place, and the human health risks from consuming pesticide residues on...
Fred Whitford
Linda Mason
Carl Winter
Arlene Blessing
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service

Pesticides and Container Management

  Read and follow all label instructions. This includes directions for use, precautionary statements (hazards to humans, domestic animals, and endangered species), environmental hazards, rates of application, number of applications, reentry intervals, harvest restrictions, storage and...
Fred Whitford
Andrew G. Martin
Joseph D. Becovitz
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service