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Factsheets from UMN Extension on Farm Food Safety Topics for download

Author Annalisa Hultberg, Extension Educator, food safety

With increased interest in handwashing and sanitation to slow the spread of COVID-19, many farms, farmers' markets and other food producers and retailers are looking for guidance on how to improve handwashing and sanitation on the farm.

Follow this link to find 7 PDF factsheets recently developed by the University of Minnesota relating to on-farm food safety topics.  Feel free to download and print, or use these however you see fit.

These might be useful for farms, farmers' markets, aggregators/food hubs, or others in food production or sales.

Factsheets that specifically pertain to the current COVID-19 pandemic include:

How to build a low cost handwashing station (with step-by-step instructions and materials)

Cleaning and sanitizing food contact surfaces

Other factsheets include:

  • What is a GAP audit? Do I need one for my farm?
  • The Produce Safety Rule: how does it apply to your farm
  • Why and how to test your farm's water
  • Water testing for the FSMA Produce Safety Rule
  • Toilets on the farm for sanitation and safety

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