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ARIZONA LEAFY GREENS’ GUIDELINES FOR FOOD SAFETY

Explore the documents below to learn more about best practices, possible sources of contamination, and recommended corrective actions.

RESOURCES FOR FOOD SAFETY

The guidelines for Arizona Leafy Greens detail the best practices for keeping leafy greens produce safe, including: agricultural water risk assessments, field personnel training, environmental risk assessment, field and transport sanitation, soil amendments, equipment cleaning and sanitation, food safety practices for harvest, and more.

FOOD SAFETY GUIDELINES

Arizona Metrics 08-18-2020

Version 13 - TRACKED CHANGES

Arizona Unannounced Audit Checklist

Effective: February 22,2021

Version 7 - SPANISH VERSION

Lineamientos Especificos de Inocuidad Alimentaria para la Produccion y Cosecha de Lechuga y Verduras de Hojas Verdes

Effective: August 2013

Templates

WGA- Food Safety Assessment Form

APPENDIX DOCUMENTS

Appendix A - Ag Water System Assessment

Appendix B - Technical Basis Document -

Version December 12, 2019

Appendix C - Product Testing Protocol 

Version September 5, 2019

Appendix D - Kinetics of Microbial Inactivation for Alternative Food 

Processing Technologies

Appendix E - Environmental Health Standards for Composting Operations

(California Code of Regulations)

Appendix G - Considerations for Growing Leafy Greens in Close Proximity to a CAFO

Appendix F - Considerations for Assessing Environmental Weather Conditions Related to Food Safety

Appendix R - Root Cause Analysis for Water Resources

Appendix T - Training Guidance and Resources

Appendix Z - AZ LGMA Resource

Agency Contacts

WGA- Ag Water Assessment Form