Growers

Food Safety Resource has created a program for the growers that will ease you into the process and requirements needed for the operation and customers. We understand that this is a process and we are here to help you along the way. Through our many services we office the growers, our clients will obtain their third party certification

 

  • Risk Assessment of Operation
  • Written Food Safety Program
  • Bilingual Employee Trainings on topics such as Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)
  • Pre-audit/Audit Representation


Packers/processors

Complete programs for GFSI certification have been written for new or existing facilities as well as programs to assist in updating existing GMP/HACCP programs to the current standard with implementation resulting in successful audits. FSR provides complete written programs for GAP, GMP and HACCP including QMA for full GFSI certification.


  • Audit Friendly Written Food Safety Program
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Documentation and Record Keeping Templates
  • Sanitation Procedures and Supplies
  • Pre-audit/Audit Representation
  • Traceability Programs
  • Bilingual Employee Training to include GMP, SOP, Traceability, Employee Hygiene, SSOP
  • Technical consulting on new construction or equipment


Hullers

Extending the food safety program from farm to fork, we created our own Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) for hulling operations as none existed.  FSR is not here to just simply develop a customized program for your operation, but to provide a turnkey package including any items or optional outside sources one requires to implement and maintain an effective huller food safety program. Our complete program includes:

  • GMP program manual annually updated containing policies, Standard Operating Procedures(SOP), and Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures (SSOP)
  • Documentation and Record Keeping
  • Sanitation item checklist including color coded implements and food-grade cleaner/degreaser and disinfectant with dispensers and instructions as to their proper application.
  • Rodent control source for proper equipment, supplies and ongoing monitoring service if desired.
  • Consultation and Implementation Training.
  • FDA Audit Assistance
  • Third Party Audit Representation


Farm Labor Contractors

Food Safety Resource has created a certification program to meet good harvest practices (GHP) and field hygiene to assist the farm labor contractors. Employee training is also available to get your staff familiar with the program for assurance of compliance. Training topics include the following:


  • Risk Assessment Analysis to Identify Chemical, Biological or Physical Hazards
  • Basic Hygiene including Standard Sanitation Operation Procedures (SSOP)
  • Prerequisites to Eliminate or Reduce the Hazards Identified
  • Handling Field Audits
  • Documentation and Record Keeping
  • Traceability  


Workers' Safety

The Cal/OSHA enforcement unit has jurisdiction over every employment and place of employment in California which is necessary to adequately enforce and administer all occupational safety and health standards and regulations. Through the help of our partners, we can provide assistance with required programs, trainings, and documentation needed to reduce the chance of  occupational hazards, fatalities, injuries or illnesses.

Commodities

FSR works with a numerous amount of commodities to include but not limited to:


  • Tree Nuts
  • Stone Fruits
  • Citrus
  • Vegetables
  • Field Pack Produce