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Produce Food Safety Services

Produce Food Safety Specialists

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association is committed to food safety rules and regulations that are risked based, commodity-specific approach and based on the best available science. Whether a FSMA related rule or a buyer-specific food safety requirement, GFVGA provides guidance for any specialty crop grower, packer, shipper and minimally processed operation. 

GFVGA has established themselves as leaders in the food safety industry through strong regulatory involvement and by being your voice during the rule-making process and providing on-farm consulting and food safety program creation.

Produce Food Safety Services

Produce Food Safety Services (PFSS) is a program of GFVGA that provides nationwide consultation, tailored food safety program development, training, education, and regulatory guidance for growers, packers, shippers, and processors specifically in the produce industry. Our professional food safety experts come to you. We have the experience to work alongside a produce operation to create, customize, train and help implement food safety programs that work. PFSS provides solutions that encompass customized food safety plans and paperwork, document review/analysis to improve or modify existing paperwork, HACCP plan and risk assessment development/validation, mock audits, audit escorts to provide pre-audit reviews and guidance during audits, as well as program development for recalls, traceability, microbial sampling, food defense, social welfare and sustainability. For produce buyers, let PFSS audit and educate your produce providers against your company’s food safety requirements to validate the strength of your supply chain through the 2nd party auditing and supply chain verification service. GFVGA members receive a discount on all services.

PFSS Food Safety Specialists serve clients across the nation and are your professional resource for all food safety issues. Not all consultants are created equal. Go to to find out how PFSS Specialists can bring their experience to work for you.

Produce Food Safety Consultants

Beth OlesonKatie OdrobinaBrenden St. John
Program ManagerFood Safety SpecilaistFood Safety Specialist

GFVGA | P.O. Box 2945 | LaGrange GA 30241 | 706-845-8200