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Packing Shed Layout
Packing produce in an unsystematic manner wastes time, effort and may lower produce quality. You can save time and money by designing a well organized, clear, step-by-step flow for tasks and products in your packing area.

Food Safety and Environmental Services
The Arizona Department of Health Services has addressed Food Equipment Cleaning and Sanitizing: Water Chemistry and Quality in a 5-page document. This document looks at various types of cleaners and sanitizer agents and their effectiveness.

Build a Hands-free Washer for Produce
Farmers have few inexpensive mechanical devices for washing produce by hand. For under $50, you can make a simple sprayer that does not need to be held or squeezed by hand. With both hands free, you can process produce faster and more efficiently.

Packing Shed Sanitation
This PowerPoint presentation developed by Clemson University, UC Davis and University of Florida covers different aspects of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) in the packing house.

Processing, Packaging and Transporting Fresh Foods Safely
A self-assessment for growers to examine food safety risks in their processing, packaging and transporting of fresh produce. Developed by Kansas State University.

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