3rd Party GAP Certification

“Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Handling Practices (GHP) are voluntary audits that verify that fruits and vegetables are produced, packed, handled, and stored as safely as possible to minimize risks of microbial food safety hazards.” - USDA

              

              

                                   

                                   

                    

                    

                      

                      

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Checklist for Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) & Harmonized GAPs (3).png
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Checklist for Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) & Harmonized GAPs (4).png

The information found on this website, including templates for food safety plans, SOPs, and record keeping logs are examples you can use. They are not intended to be used directly. Tailor each to fit your farm operation and practices. These documents are guidance for risk reduction and for educational use only. These documents are not regulatory and are not intended to be used as audit metrics. These documents are subject to change without notice based on the best available science.