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Pre-harvest Food Safety Practices for Tomato

April 2012

By Jeri D. Barak
Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison

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This presentation will help consultants, growers, and other practitioners throughout the United States reduce the risk factors that may lead to pre-harvest tomato contamination by human pathogens. Specifically in this presentation, the role of site selection, animals, water, crop management practices, and workers are discussed. By the end of this presentation, the practitioner should be able to identify the risk factors for pre-harvest human pathogen contamination of tomato and understand how to reduce such risks.

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