Welcome to the University of Vermont Produce Safety Portal
This is a customizable web-portal for produce growers and other produce industry members to access and organize their produce safety world.
From here, users:
- search several different types of produce safety resource, including photos, case studies, and model procedures;
- create accounts, and customize personal “one-stop” dashboards;
- contribute content, ask questions, and stay in touch.
For details about the Portal, please visit the about page.
Questions about searching, creating an account, or submitting your resource? Email the Produce Safety team at email@example.com or call 802-257-7967, or give us feedback here.
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There are currently 60 resources published in the portal.
This manual covers harvest and preparation for market, curing root/tuber/bulb crops, packing house operations, packing and packaging materials, decay and insect control, temperature and relative humidity control, and more. The introduction to the manual starts: "The three main objectives of applying postharvest technology to harvested fruits and vegetables are: to maintain quality (...
Handwashing has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to reduce the risk of transmission of human pathogens between people. But, sometimes we are inconveniently far from the closest wash room and sink. Hand washing stations provide a portable means of washing hands on farms, at farmers’ markets, and at recreational sites. This guide was motivated by a desire to improve current...