All required food safety practices included under FSMA’s Produce Safety Rule must be followed on California produce farms.

Required practices fall into the following categories:

  • Personnel Qualifications and Training
  • Health and Hygiene
  • Biological Soil Amendments
  • Domesticated and Wild Animals
  • Growing, Harvesting, Packing and Holding Activities
  • Equipment Tools, Building and Sanitation
  • Records
  • Agricultural Water (not required until 2022)

Resources to Understand Required Practices: