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Overview of Changes to the USDA Harmonized GAP Audit Workshop

May 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


This workshop is being organized by Elena Rogers, Area Specialized Agent- Food Safety- Fresh Produce Western NC, Craig Mauney, Area Specialized Agent – Commercial Vegetables and Fruit, Karen Blaedow, Extension Agent- Vegetables and Small Fruit for Henderson County and Pam Jones, Area Agent Agriculture- Horticulture for Davie and Yadkin Counties.


  1. What kind of food safety audit do you need?
  2. Overview of USDA GAP GHP Audit, USDA Harmonized GAP and USDA Harmonized GAP Plus Audit.
  3. New guidelines for Harmonized GAP, changes to the Harmonized GAP Audit from 2017.
  4. Overview of sections for the USDA Harmonized GAP Audit for 2018
  • General questions
  • Field operations and harvesting
  • Post-Harvest Operation

    5. What do you need to do to comply with FSMA’s Produce Safety Rule in 2018?

If you have questions about the content of the workshops please contact Elena Rogers, Area Specialized Agent- Western NC at or (828)352-2519.



May 10, 2018
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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North Carolina Cooperative Extension


Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center
455 Research Dr.
Mills River, NC 28759 United States
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