NC State Extension

Food Safety

Blueberry growers practice fresh produce safety from the field to the shelf.

Blueberry growers practice fresh produce safety from the field to the shelf.

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Berries

This document outlines good agricultural practices for blueberry production and handling that growers can reference to minimize food safety risks. Includes information on employee hygiene, harvest and packing, storage and transportation, and record-keeping practices.

N.C. Fresh Produce Safety

The NC Fresh Produce Safety portal includes information on food safety plans, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), traceability and upcoming training and workshops to help North Carolina farmers minimize risks while producing and distributing quality foods.