Prevention best approach to reduce foodborne illness

Smith, Ron
February 2011
Southwest Farm Press;2/10/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the use of preventive measures to reduce the risks of foodborne illnesses among consumers and workers in the produce industry in the U.S. The produce industry's adoption on the Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) to lessen chemical, physical, and pathogens contamination is noted. Furthermore, the importance of educating employee about GAPs and proper hygiene will reduce these mentioned contaminations.


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