Retail In-Store Produce Handling
The following produce handling best practices are designed for supermarket employees, managers, engineering/maintenance staff and associated food safety professionals. The goal of the best practices is to incorporate food safety into everyday departmental tasks. Part 2 of this document was developed using the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Code and FMI member retail food safety experience. It outlines best practices from receiving to customer display in order to prevent produce contamination.