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SELECTED POSTHARVEST AND FOOD SAFETY WEBSITES FOR FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

(August  2015)

*University of Florida/IFAS Resources

POSTHARVEST QUALITY AND HANDLING RESOURCES

North Carolina State University

University of California (UC Davis)

The Packer  http://www.thepacker.com

Produce Retailer http://www.produceretailer.com/

United Fresh Produce Association http://www.unitedfresh.org/

U.S.  Dept. of Agriculture

FAO (Food & Agriculture Org.) Postharvest Operations  http://www.fao.org/inpho/

Wholesale Success: A Farmer’s Guide to Selling, Postharvest Handling and Packing Produce. (edited by Jim Slama).  www.familyfarmed.org

FOOD SAFETY RESOURCES

Cornell University (Good Agricultural Practices Training)  http://www.gaps.cornell.edu/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA (US Food and Drug Administration)

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/default.htm

http://www.fda.gov/food/guidanceregulation/fsma/default.htm

Food Safety Research Information   http://fsrio.nal.usda.gov/

Maximum Residue Level Database  https://www.globalmrl.com/home/overview

MARKETING AND REGULATORY RESOURCES

FDACS (Florida Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services)

 http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Marketing-and-Development

Canadian Inspection Agency http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/toce.shtml

U.S.  Dept. of Agriculture