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 A program of WSU Cooperative Extension


 Self-Assessment Workbook

User Survey

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 Reducing Food Safety Risks in Apples: A Self Assessment Workbook for Producers of Apples, Juice and Cider

This workbook was designed to help producers identify sources of potential microbial contamination or pesticide residue in their operations and reduce food safety risks. Click on the Self-Assessment Workbook and the User Survey links to view and print these PDF documents. You may complete the workbook checklist and read the action guidelines. Please also fill out the confidential Changes in Practices User Survey and send it with your comments to David Granatstein at WSU TFREC, 1100 N. Western Ave., Wenatchee, WA 98801. The surveys will indicate how helpful the workbook is for producers and whether any changes in practices occur as a result of completing the checklist.

Click on Table of Contents for a list of the workbook sections. Links and Resources will take you to an excellent list of references on Food Safety and links to various publications and organizations.

Reducing Food Safety Risks in Apples was produced by Washington State University Cooperative Extension Home*A*Syst-Farm*A*Syst program and the Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources (CSNAR) in cooperation with University of Wisconsin and University of Vermont. The project was funded by a USDA-CREES Food Safety Grant. 


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May 2001