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On-farm food safety practices
January 20, 2009

PULLMAN – Food safety begins on the farm. However, farmers encounter differing and sometimes contradictory information on how best to assure the safety of the produce they raise.

 

WSU Extension is offering a two-part series of workshops at locations in both eastern and western Washington on Good Agricultural Practices, or GAPs, to provide growers science-based information for addressing on-farm food safety issues. The series offers an introduction to food safety and risk management, and the opportunity to develop a farm-specific GAPs program farming system.

 

The first workshop will provide information on GAPs and assessment tools for participants’ farming systems. Participants will be contacted … » More …