Food borne illnesses are a major problem for commercial fruit and vegetable production. Consequently growers should minimize risk with the use of good agricultural practices.
For information on good agricultural practices for production, handling and shipping of fresh produce view our Good Agricultural Practices compilation (PDF).
The information given herein is for educational purposes only. Reference to commercial products or trade names is made with the understanding that no discrimination is intended and no endorsement by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service is implied.
Educational programs of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age, or national origin.
Publication Revised November 2008