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.
Access the Vermont Produce Program to understand your farm’s requirements under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, learn about Produce Safety Improvement Grants, or schedule an On-Farm Readiness Review.
Community Accreditation for Produce Safety (CAPS) is a program of the Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association (VVBGA). CAPS is a voluntary, practical approach to documenting the use of practices that reduce food safety risks on farms that grow fresh produce. The CAPS advisory board of farmers and service providers has identified 18 practices that are required for accreditation. CAPS uses...