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Commodity Specific Food Safety Guidelines for the Fresh Tomato Supply Chain - 3rd Edition

September 2018

FDA is posting this industry information as a service to industry, consumers, the media, and other interested parties.

English PDF (2.9MB)

Special thanks to all of the companies, agencies, trade associations and individuals who helped in developing the 3rd edition of this guidance.

Acknowledgements

3rd Edition Editors:

Jennifer McEntire, Ph.D., United Fresh
Produce Association (corresponding editor)
David Gombas, Ph.D., retired, United Fresh
Produce Association (guest editor)
Rebecca Anderson, GLOBALG.A.P. North America Jerry Campbell, The DiMare Company
Shannon Cotta, DiMare Fresh Newman
Michelle Danyluk, Ph.D., University of Florida
Chris Davis, Garguilo Farms
Suresh DeCosta, Lipman Family Farms
Jennifer Dougherty, USDA, AMS
Tom Lovelace, McEntire Produce
Yaguang (Sunny) Luo Ph.D., USDA, ARS Beltsville, MD Marianna Moreno, Live Oak Farms
Martha Roberts, Ph.D., University of Florida IFAS Keith Schneider, Ph.D., University of Florida
Trevor Suslow, Ph.D., University of California – Davis Angela Valadez, Ph.D., Publix Super Markets, Inc.

Additional Contributors and Reviewers:

Felice Arboisiere, YUM Brands
Mike Bledsoe, Village Farms
Reggie Brown, Florida Tomato Exchange
Travis Chapin, University of Florida
Tony DiMare, DiMare Fresh
Steve Eguino, Florida Dept Agriculture
Cindy Hazen, Scott Street Tomatoes
Lianna Kelly, Markon Cooperative
Bev Kempf, Club Chef
Martin Ley, Fresh Evolution
Rose Lorenzo, San Joaquin Tomato Growers
Sam Maglio, Maglio & Company
Ricky Maytorena, Gene Morris Company
Scott McClure, Florida Dept. of Agriculture
Ross McKenny, Del Monte Fresh
Jerry O’Dell, Lipman Family Farms
Walter Ram, The Giumarra Companies
Dirk Sampath, DiMare Fresh
Michael Schadler, Florida Tomato Exchange
Dianna Simpson, McEntire Produce
Michelle Smith, Ph.D., FDA CFSAN
Mike Sullivan, Garguilo Farms
Jonna Thomas, Diversified Restaurant Systems Carlos Torres, Pacific Tomato Growers


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