USDA APHIS Compliance fruit & vegetablesAl Adminorama
Published on: September 23, 2018
farmsoft USDA APHIS compliance software solutions guide your fresh produce handling processes and ensure strict and easy compliance with traceability, food safety, and recall processes for importers and exporters.
Control the entire fruit packaging, sales and distribution processes.
USDA APHIS compliance software solutions from farmsoft guides employees through the entire USDA APHIS compliance process, making sure every action is taken at the correct time, and correct traceability details are being preserved at every step. This results in reduced waste and increased employee productivity by following correct food handling and food safety processes for post harvest activities in USDA APHIS compliance environments. Using farmsoft’s document management system for permits and certifications, you can manage Organism & Soil Permits, Plant Product Permits, transit permit information, fruit and vegetable import requirements (FAVIR), permit to import plants and more.
For a USDA APHIS compliance software solution that requires easy management of fruit handling, storage, fruit packaging, processing, and sales – choose the farmsoft USDA APHIS compliance software solution. Using farmsoft USDA APHIS compliance software solution, your fruit packaging facility can implement higher traceability and food safety standards. USDA APHIS compliance software solution from farmsoft concentrate on the reduction of post harvest waste and fresh produce spoilage. Your farmsoft USDA APHIS compliance software solution expert can provide your fruit packaging facility with expert advice and guide your team through the implementation process to ensure your USDA APHIS compliance software solution is up and running in no time at all. During this process, various farmsoft fruit packaging functionality will be tweaked to ensure the USDA APHIS compliance software solution provides all possible benefits and cost savings for your fruit packaging facility. The Enterprise edition of farmsoft USDA APHIS compliance software solution includes exclusive functionality not available in other editions of farmsoft (see comparison between Enterprise and Small Business editions).
Full support, full training, all features & benefits included.
for small business
If your fruit packaging facility is small and you only require very basic functionality, try the Small Business Edition of farmsoft USDA APHIS compliance software solution. You can setup your fruit packaging solution in as little as half an hour. Use the “do it yourself” tutorials to configure and learn how to operate your fruit packaging solution. Limited support included. This is a very limited version of farmsoft compared to the Enterprise edition. No contracts or obligations.
benefits of your USDA APHIS compliance software solution:
>> Consistent quality control
>> Improve dispatch accuracy
>> Reduce compliance costs
>> Easy and accurate traceability
>> Make administration easy
>> Improve production planning
USDA APHIS compliance software
Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) regulates the importation of plants and plant products under the authority of the Plant Protection Act. PPQ maintains its import program to safeguard U.S. agriculture and natural resources from the risks associated with the entry, establishment, or spread of animal and plant pests and noxious weeds.
The importance of appropriate post-harvest handling of produce to preserve quality as a differentiating factor and as a market opening tool.
USDA may require a written permit for importing fresh and/or frozen fruits and vegetables (including fresh herbs and sprouts) for consumption from all foreign sources into the United States and its territories.
A summary of basic requirements for imported fruits and vegetables is available on the Internet at the Fruits and Vegetables Import Requirements (FAVIR) Database or in the PDF electronic USDA, APHIS, PPQ, Fruit and Vegetable Manual.
Reference: fruit handling guidelines traceability guidelines food safety fresh produce traceability.