Quality & Testing

Postharvest Technology and Quality Indices – Wide Variety of Fruits and Vegetables
Website for the UC Davis Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center.

On-farm Food Safety: Cleaning and Sanitizing Guide
This publication was written by Iowa State University Extension. It addresses the best cleaning and sanitizing practices for food products and food contact surfaces. It includes a resource list and a sample form for monitoring sanitizer effectiveness.

Quality Evaluations
Database of published articles pertaining to quality evaluations of fruits and vegetables. Maintained by the UC Davis Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center.

Water Disinfection
Database of published articles pertaining to water disinfection. Maintained by the UC Davis Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center.

Postharvest Food Safety Risk Reduction
H. Russell Cross reviews how the U.S. food industry has changed and how there is no silver bullet to eliminating foodborne illnesses. He makes the argument that adoption of a HACCP system that utilizes scientifically proven pathogen interventions and rapid microbial testing methods may offer the best solution to minimizing a foodborne illness outbreak.

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Photo of Elena RogersElena RogersArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety - Fresh Produce Western NC Serves 50 CountiesBased out of Horticultural Science(828) 352-2519 elena_rogers@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University
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