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 hans.estrin@uvm.edu or call 802-257-7967, or give us feedback here.

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Recent Updates

Postharvest Chlorination: Basic Properties and Key Points for Effective Disinfection

Added by Rachel Schattman • Last updated January 3, 2020
Author: Trevor Suslow
Type: Fact Sheets
Topic: Agricultural Water (Pre/Post Harvest); Post Harvest Handling & Sanitation

Disinfection is part of an overall sanitation and safety management program. Chlorination of process water is one of the primary elements of a properly managed postharvest sanitation program. In conjunction with an overall safety management program, chlorination is generally effective, comparatively inexpensive, and may be implemented in operations of any size.

Improved Food Safety with Plastic Bulk Bins at Jericho Settlers Farm

Added by Dominique Giroux • Last updated October 10, 2019
Type: Case Studies & Examples
Topic: Post Harvest Handling & Sanitation

Jericho Settlers Farm was awarded a Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets Produce Safety Improvement Grant in the amount of $5,000 to purchase 85 plastic bulk bins to replace old wooden bins used for the harvesting and storing of crops. The bins purchased were MacroPlastics Hybrid 44P-FV.