Direct Market Display Checklist

Risks include Produce Safety and Liability issues.  In this document  is a list of risk factors and best management practices to consider.   For each question, indicate your risk level in the right-hand column. Although some choices may not correspond exactly to your situation, choose the response that best fits.

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What is GAPs and How do I get started?

What is GAPs and How do I get started

This document defines what Good Agricultural Practices are and offers advice on where to begin.

The Spread of Superbugs

Nicholas Kristof’s article featured in The New York Times looks at the presence of antibiotics within our food system.  He notes that “more antibiotics are fed to livestock in North Carolina along than are given to humans in the U.S.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/07/opinion/07kristof.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss