Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)

Lineamientos específicos de inocuidad alimentaria para la producción y cosecha de lechuga y verduras de hojas verdes

  El alcance de este documento concierne sólo a lechugas y verduras de hojas verdes frescos y pre-cortados. No incluye productos mezclados con diferentes ingredientes (i.e. ensaladas que puedan contener carnes, quesos y/o aderezos) Ejemplos de “lechugas/verduras de hojas verdes...
California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement (LGMA)
California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement (LGMA)

Commodity specific food safety guidelines for the production and harvest of lettuce and leafy greens

  The scope of this document pertains only to fresh and fresh-cut lettuce and leafy greens products. It does not include products commingled with non-produce ingredients (e.g. salad kits which may contain meat, cheese, and/or dressings). Examples of “lettuce/leafy greens” include...
California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement (LGMA)
California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement (LGMA)

USDA Good Agricultural and Good Handling Practices Audit Verification Checklist

Extensive checklist form for Good Agricultural and Good Handling Practices audit verification. The USDA program is intended to assess a participant's afforts to minimize the risk of contamination of fresh fruit, vegetables, nuts, and miscellaneous commodities by microbial pathogens based on...
USDA
USDA

Guide to Minimize Microbial Food Safety Hazards for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

The FDA and USDA are issuing "Guidance for Industry -- Guide to Minimize Microbial Food Safety Hazards for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables." This guidance document ("the guide") addresses microbial food safety hazards and good agricultural and management practices common to the...
FDA & USDA
FDA & USDA

Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) for Almond Growers

  Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) provide guidelines to growers on how to minimize potential microbial hazards during production and harvesting of almonds. Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) define procedures to be used by handlers to allow almonds to be processed, packed and sold under...
Almond Board of California
Almond Board of California

GAP Quick Start Guide

Food safety is a major concern for all food producers and handlers. Microbial contamination that results in unsafe food is the focus of much of this concern. Contamination can come from many sources: the use of unsanitary harvesting and handling equipment, water, inadequate handwashing by...
Almond Board of California
Almond Board of California

Agricultural Respiratory Protective Equipment

Many harmful air-borne contaminants exist on farms and ranches, e.g., pesticides, dusts, anhydrous ammonia, etc. Protection from air-borne contaminants can be achieved in several ways. Substitute nontoxic substances: replace toxic pesticides with reduced-risk biological control agents or...
M. Legault
P.D. Ayers
S.K. McDonald
Colorado State University Extension

Agricultural Pesticide Protective Equipment

All pesticides are toxic. Toxicity times exposure equals risk. Some pesticide labels require the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This protects the handler from poisonings when mixing, loading and applying pesticides. Improperly handling pesticides increases the level of risk because...
M. Legault
Colorado State University Extension

Guía Técnica de Buenas Prácicas - Recursos Naturales

    Guía completa para la aplicación de las Buenas Prácticas de los Recursos Naturales en el contexto de la agricultura. La guía abarca todos los aspectos técnicos con minucioso detalle. Esta publicación sobre buenas prácticas de manejo y...
Comisión Nacional de Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas, Chile
Comisión Nacional de Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas, Chile

Manual de Buenas Prácticas Laborales para la Agricultura Chilena

    Este Manual de Buenas Prácticas Laborales tiene como objetivo contribuir sistematizar la información existente, aunar criterios e incorporar principios básicos de Responsabilidad Social Empresarial, factores que hoy en día constituyen elementos claves para...
Fundación para el Desarrollo Frutícola, Chile
Fundación para el Desarrollo Frutícola, Chile