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Analyses of Possible Sources of Produce Contamination

Issue brief series

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The Produce Safety Project has commissioned a series of papers as a follow-up to its analysis and comparison of existing produce safety standards. These papers will explore in more depth issues relating to the use of compost, the quality of irrigation water, the interaction and interface of food safety standards and conservation standards, and worker hygiene measures. 

Issue Brief One

Composting Criteria for Animal Manure (PDF)
Analysis on the Composting Criteria for Animal Manure provided by the Center for Food Safety, Department Food Science & Technology, University of Georgia

Issue Brief Two

Standards for Irrigation and Foliar Contact Water (PDF)
Analysis of the Standards for Irrigation and Foliar Contact Water provided by Trevor V. Suslow, Ph.D. from University of California, Davis

Issue Brief Three

Co-Managing for Food Safety and Ecological Heath in California's Central Coast Region (PDF)
Analysis of Food Safety and Ecological Heath from Dr. Jeffrey Langholtz and Dr. Karen Lowell

Issue Brief Four

Farm Worker Health and Hygiene (PDF)
Analysis by Robert B. Gravani, Ph.D., Department of Food Science, Cornell University

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