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New 3-31-2020: Cleaning, sanitizing, disinfecting; handwashing station plan; USDA extends expiration dates for GAP etc. In the rapidly changing present situation we want to share information pertinent to vegetable growers as we become aware of it. Here are resources you may find useful. We organize information in categories such as Financial, Production, Labor, Food Safety, Marketing etc. The newest information will show at the beginning of this article and under specific categories. New for Today (3-31-2020) A Guide to Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting for Produce Farms, ¬†Univ. Vermont (3/31) https://blog.uvm.edu/cwcallah/2020/03/30/clean-sanitize-disinfect/ What’s the difference between sanitizing and disinfecting, which is appropriate for dealing with SARS-C0V-2, and what products might you have on hand to do the job? Build Your Own Handwashing Station, Rutgers (3/31) https://onfarmfoodsafety.rutgers.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Build-Your-Own-Hand-Washing-Station.pdf Handwashing is key. Save time by putting handwashing stations close to where people work. USDA Temporarily Extends Expiration Dates for Some Good Agricultural Practices, Domestic Origin[Read More…]


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