Food Safety and Fresh Produce: An Update


Task Force Chair

William McGlynn

Task Force Author(s)

Lynn Brandenberger
Alejandro (Alex) Castillo

Task Force Reviewers

Christine Bruhn
Robert Gravani
Martha Roberts

Task Force Board Liaison

David Beasley
John Bruhn
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Fresh produce safety continues to be of paramount importance.While the fresh produce industry is striving to improve its food safety record, consumers must continue to be aware of practices in the home which raise the risk of foodborne infection from their fresh produce.This Commentary will update the related 2003 CAST publication by bringing together the current scientific research and recommended practices at the consumer level that will reduce the risk of produce-borne illness. Chair: William McGlynn, Extension and Research Food Science Specialist, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. QTA2009-1, 8 pp., July 2009.AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY.

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Food Safety & Fresh Produce part 3



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