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Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance FRUIT AND VEGETABLES
English Version Interim Final V4.0_Jan2011
THIS IS THE INTERIM FINAL VERSION AND COMMENTS ON TECHNICAL ERRORS MAY BE COMMUNICATED TO PUBLICCOMMENTS@GLOBALGAP.ORG UNTIL 31 JANUARY 2011

Valid from: 1 January 2011 Obligatory from: 1 January 2012

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Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance - Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION

Code Ref: IFA 4.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4.0 Page: 2 of 21

INSPECTION NOTES (for all external and internal inspections): 1. 2. 3. 4. ALL CONTROL POINTS MUST BE INSPECTED, AND ARE BY DEFAULT APPLICABLE, UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. ALL MAJOR MUST CONTROL POINTS SHALL BE JUSTIFIED. ALL NON-COMPLIANT CONTROL POINTS SHALL BE JUSTIFIED. WHERE THE ANSWER IS "N/A", JUSTIFICATION SHALL BE GIVEN.

The Compliance Criteria is added to the Checklist for the sake of completeness and to give guidance.

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2 SUBSTRATES (N/A if no substrates are used) The producer keeps records with Recom.1 Control Point FRUIT AND VEGETABLES Compliance Criteria Level Yes No N/A Justification SOIL MANAGEMENT (N/A if no substrates are used) Soil Fumigation (N/A if no soil fumigation) Is there a written justification for the use of soil fumigants? There is written evidence and justification for the use of soil fumigants including location.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. quantities recycled and dates.doc FV. Spichernstr.1 Does the producer participate in substrate recycling programmes for substrates where available? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. If there is no participation in a recycling program available. active ingredient. it should be justified. 1.1.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www. © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH. 1 FV.1 FV.org . 1. method of application and operator.0 Page: 3 of 21 Nº FV.doc FV. Pre-planting interval must be recorded.globalgap. 55. Invoices/loading dockets are acceptable. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25. 2. 1.1. The use of Methyl Bromide as soil fumigant is not permitted. Minor Must FV.2 Is any pre-planting interval complied with? Minor Must Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance . FV. doses. date.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4.

P Guideline .1. name of the operator and pre-planting interval been recorded? Compliance Criteria When the substrates are sterilised on the farm.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.). 1000 l-tank etc). application timing (growth stage of the crop).3 Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.1 FV. 2. placement of application (edible part of the crop. ground between crops).doc FV. 55.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4. Spichernstr.Microbiological Hazards) Quality of water used for Plant Protection Product application Does a risk assessment consider the quality of the water used to make plant protection product mixtures? A risk assessment is conducted. 2.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. insecticide. These records demonstrate that the substrates do not come from designated conservation areas. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25. and the pre-planting interval.g. type of plant protection product (herbicide.1 Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. type of chemical. Level Major Must Yes No N/A Justification FV. etc. the substrates of natural origin being used. fogging). the operator’s name (the person who actually applied the chemicals and did the sterilisation). other parts of the crop. the method (e. orchard or greenhouse are recorded. 3.org .A. If sterilised off farm then the name and location of the company which sterilises the substrate are recorded.doc For substrate of natural origin. 3 PRE-HARVEST (refer to Annex CB. the name and active ingredient.2 Control Point If chemicals are used to sterilise substrates for reuse. Major Must FV.1 GLOBALG. © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH.globalgap. can it be demonstrated that it does not come from designated conservation areas? There are records that prove the origin of Recom.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance . Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www. 3.The following are all correctly recorded: the dates of sterilisation (day/month/year). method of sterilisation. the machinery (e.g. have the location. drenching. It includes water source. the date of sterilisation. the name or reference of the field.0 Page: 4 of 21 Nº FV.

). Fertilizer application and harvest records should show this.0 Page: 5 of 21 Nº FV.A. 3. Major Must FV.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4.3. 3.globalgap.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.P Guideline – Microbiological Hazards © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH. high concentrations of wild life on the field.6. physical barriers.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4.1 Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. 3. fences should be used. Spichernstr. FV.org . FV.2). Subjects to be considered are for example: livestock near the field. 55. 2.doc Appropriate measures must be taken to Minor Must reduce possible contamination onto the growing area. 3. domestic animals (own animals. See Annex CB.1 Control Point Application of organic Fertilizer Was organic fertilizer incorporated into the soil prior to planting or bud burst for tree crops and not applied during the growing season? Pre-Harvest Check Is there evidence of excessive animal activity in the crop that is a potential food safety risk? Compliance Criteria Level Yes No N/A Justification Interval between application and harvest does not compromise food safety (see also CB 5.1 GLOBALG.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance . Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www. dog walkers etc. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25. Where appropriate buffer areas.2. 3. rodents.

4. There must be evidence that the workers received specific training regarding the hygiene procedure for the harvesting process. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25. Major Must FV.1 Control Point HARVESTING Compliance Criteria Level Yes No N/A Justification General (refer to Annex CB. Spichernstr.12. Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www.A.1 GLOBALG. It must also include FV.1. No N/A. chemical and microbiological contaminants and human transmissable diseases.4 Have workers received specific training in hygiene before handling produce? Major Must © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4.P Guideline . The risk analysis shall be tailored to the scale of the farm.1.3 Are documented hygiene procedures for the harvesting process implemented? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. Based on the risk analysis there is a documented hygiene procedure for the harvesting process. 4.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance .1. 4. 4. 4.2 to FV.1. 4 FV.doc FV. and the technical level of the business.doc The farm manager or other nominated person is responsible for implementation of the hygiene procedures.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4.1.org . the crop.globalgap.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.1 FV.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.0 Page: 6 of 21 Nº FV. 55.4.Microbiological Hazards) Has a hygiene risk analysis been performed for the harvest and pre-farm gate transport process? There is a documented and up to date (reviewed annually) risk analysis covering physical.2 Is there a documented hygiene procedure for the harvesting process? Major Must Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. Major Must FV. No N/A. 4. customised to the products.1.

6 Are the containers and tools used for harvesting cleaned. 4. dirt. etc. mobile phones etc.doc Major Must © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH. microbiological and chemical contamination of the product during harvesting.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.5 Control Point Are documented instructions and procedures for handling produce to avoid contamination of the product implemented? Compliance Criteria Level Yes No N/A Justification There is evidence that the workers are Major Must complying with the instructions and procedures. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25. organic fertilizer. scissors. Spichernstr.. Farm vehicles used for transport of harvested produce that are also used for any purpose other than transport of harvested produce.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4.doc FV.). fruit residues. using written (in appropriate languages) and/or pictorial instructions. Major Must FV. 4.org . knives. Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www. stones. etc. to prevent physical (such as snails. harvesting tools (i. and a cleaning and disinfection schedule is in place to prevent produce contamination? Records are available. soil. spills. maintained and protected from contamination? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.1. pruning shears.). Reusable harvesting containers.) and harvesting equipment (machinery) are cleaned and maintained. insects.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance . watches.e. knifes.1.globalgap.0 Page: 7 of 21 Nº FV. Workers must be trained.1.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. 4.e. 55.7 Are vehicles used for transport of harvested produce cleaned and maintained where necessary according to the risk assessment? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4. are clean and maintenance take place according to a schedule so as to prevent produce contamination (i.

Fixed or mobile toilets (including pit latrines) are constructed of materials that are easy to clean and they are in good state of hygiene. 55. after breaks and prior to returning to work and at any other time when their hands may have become a source of contamination. 4.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. Toilets are expected to be in a reasonable proximity (500m or 7 minutes) to place of work Failure point = no or insufficient toilet in reasonable proximity to place of work.1.org . after handling contaminated material. after smoking.8 Control Point Do harvest workers that come into direct contact with the crops have access to clean hand washing equipment? Compliance Criteria Wash stations shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition to allow workers to clean and disinfect their hands.g.9 Do harvest workers have access to clean toilets in the vicinity of their work? Minor Must Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. mechanical harvesting). after each visit to a toilet. and located in a manner that minimizes the potential risk for product contamination and are directly accessible for servicing.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4.0 Page: 8 of 21 Nº FV. Field sanitation units shall be designed. after using a handkerchief/tissue.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4. eating or drinking.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. Not applicable is only possible when harvest workers don’t come in contact with marketable produce during harvesting (e. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25. constructed. Personnel shall wash their hands or make use of an alcohol-based hand sanitizer prior to start of work.1.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. Level Major Must Yes No N/A Justification FV.doc © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance . No N/A.globalgap. Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www. 4. Spichernstr.

4. final packing and last human contact with product takes place in-field) Does the harvesting process hygiene procedure consider handling of harvested produce and produce packed and handled directly in the field.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4. tools.7) FV. Any ice or water used at point of harvest must be made with potable water and handled under sanitary conditions to prevent produce contamination.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. no agricultural chemicals. 11 Are there written glass and clear hard plastic handling procedures in place for greenhouses? If ice (or water) is used during any operations relating to harvest.2 Final Produce Packing at point of harvest (Applicable when during harvest.10 Control Point Are produce containers used exclusively for produce? Compliance Criteria Produce containers are only used to contain harvested product (i. Major Must FV.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4. lubricants.doc FV.0 Page: 9 of 21 Nº FV. Level Major Must Yes No N/A Justification FV. lunch bags. orchard or greenhouse must be removed from the field overnight.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance . in accordance with the harvest hygiene risk assessment results.1 Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.1. plant or other debris.doc © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH.2. is it made with potable water and handled under sanitary conditions to prevent produce contamination? Written procedures exist for handling glass Minor Must or clear hard plastic breakages in greenhouses. cleaning chemicals. they must be cleaned prior to use. 4. If multi-purpose trailers.1.org . are used as produce containers. If produce is stored on a short time basis at the farm.). oil.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.e. carts. etc. Spichernstr. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25.1. 4. Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www. 55. 4. including short term storage at farm? All produce packed and handled directly in Major Must the field.2.globalgap. etc. food safety requirements have to be complied with (see also FV 4. 4. orchard or greenhouse.12 Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.

3 Is any collection/ storage /distribution point If packed produce is stored on farm.5 Bits of packaging material and nonproduce waste must be removed from the field.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. 4.4 Major Must FV. © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH.doc Temperature and humidity controls (where Major Must applicable) must be maintained and documented. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25. Spichernstr.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4.org . Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www.2. stored to protect against contamination? Are bits of packaging material and other non-produce waste removed from the field? Packing material must be stored to protect it against contamination. 55. 4.2.0 Page: 10 of 21 Nº FV.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. Major Must FV. clean and hygienic conditions? Is packing material used for in-field packing.2 Control Point Are packed produce protected from contamination? Compliance Criteria Level Yes No N/A Justification All field packed produce must be protected Major Must from contamination. 4. are temperature and humidity controls (where applicable) maintained and documented? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. Minor Must Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. of field packed produce maintained in storage areas must be cleaned.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4. 4.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance .2.2.doc FV. 4.globalgap. in accordance with the hygiene risk assessment results and quality requirements when packed produce are stored on farm. FV.6 If packed produce are stored on farm.2.

globalgap. 5.1.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.2) Principles of Hygiene Has a hygiene risk assessment been performed for the harvested crop handling process that covers the hygiene aspects of the produce handling operation? There is a documented and up to date Major Must (reviewed annually) risk analysis of the possible risks.2 Minor Must © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH.1.2 Is there a documented hygiene procedure for the produce handling activities? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.org .1.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4.2 Personal Hygiene FV.3 Are documented hygiene procedures implemented for the process of harvested crop handling? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. Major Must FV.2.0 Page: 11 of 21 Nº FV. Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www. 5.1.doc FV.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. The farm manager or other nominated person is responsible for implementation of the hygiene procedures as a direct result of the produce handling hygiene risk analysis. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25.1 Have workers received specific training in personal hygiene before handling produce? Do the workers implement the hygiene instructions for handling produce? There must be evidence that the workers received training regarding the topics of the risk assessment for produce handling. 5. 55.1 Control Point Compliance Criteria Level Yes No N/A Justification PRODUCE HANDLING (N/A if Produce Handling in a packing facility on farm is excluded from certification. 5. 4.1 FV 5.doc Major Must FV.2. Spichernstr. Based on the risk analysis there is a documented procedure for the produce handling activities. customised to the products and operation of the packhouse.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance . There is evidence that the workers are complying with the hygiene instructions.4. see General Regulations Part I. and an assessment of the likelihood and severity of the risks covering physical. 5. chemical and microbiological contaminants and human transmissable diseases.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4. 5 FV. 5. Major Must FV.

doc © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH.2.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance .5 Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.3 Control Point Are all workers wearing outer garments that are clean and fit for purpose for the operation and able to protect products from contamination? Compliance Criteria All workers wear outer garments (e. 5. eating. 55.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4. 5.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.g. This will depend on the product and operation. sleeves.doc . aprons.4 Are smoking. smocks. Level Recom.2.org Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. 5. eating. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25.0 Page: 12 of 21 Nº FV. Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www.2. chewing and drinking are Minor Must confined to designated areas segregated confined to designated areas and are from products? never allowed in the produce handling or storage areas. Are signs clearly displayed in the packing Signs with the main hygiene instructions facilities with the main hygiene instructions must be visibly displayed in the packing for workers and visitors? facility.globalgap. gloves) that are clean and fit for purpose for the operation according to the risk analysis.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. Minor Must FV. chewing and drinking Smoking. Spichernstr. Yes No N/A Justification FV. (Drinking water is the exception).

Hand washing facilities.doc Toilets in a good state of hygiene must not Major Must open directly onto the produce handling area.org . eating or drinking. 5.3. and hand dry facilities must be accessible and near to the toilets (as near as possible without the potential for cross-contamination).Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4.0 Page: 13 of 21 Nº FV. Signs must be visible with clear Major Must instructions that hands must be washed before handling products.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4. after smoking.3 FV. containing nonperfumed soap. eating or drinking. after using a handkerchief/tissue. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25. Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www. 55. after smoking. after handling contaminated material. water to clean and disinfect hands. Spichernstr. after each visit to a toilet. 5. © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH.1 Control Point Sanitary Facilities Do workers in the packing facility have access to clean toilets and hand washing facilities in the vicinity of their work? Compliance Criteria Level Yes No N/A Justification Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.3. after handling contaminated material.doc FV. unless the door is self-closing. 5. after using a handkerchief/tissue.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.globalgap. after each visit to a toilet. after breaks and prior to returning to work and at any other time when their hands may have become a source of contamination. Workers shall wash their hands prior to start of work. Workers shall wash their hands prior to start of work.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance .2 Are signs clearly displayed instructing workers to wash their hands before returning to work? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. after breaks and prior to returning to work and at any other time when their hands may have become a source of contamination.

3 Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. storage areas. 5.3 Control Point Are there suitable changing facilities for the workers? Compliance Criteria The changing facilities should be used to change clothing and protective outer garments as required. to avoid chemical contamination of produce.org .4 FV. with defined minimum frequency. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25. approved for application in the food industry? Are label instructions followed correctly? Documentary evidence exists (i.0 Page: 14 of 21 Nº FV.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. 5. Level Recom. lubricants etc.4. walls.4. Documented records of cleaning and maintenance must be kept. 5. lubricants. stored Cleaning agents.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.doc FV. Minor Must Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. Yes No N/A Justification FV.globalgap. lubricants etc. 55.) must be cleaned and/or maintained according to the cleaning and maintenance schedule. process lines and machinery. 5.4. specific label mention or technical data sheet) authorising use for the food industry of cleaning agents.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance . which may come into contact with produce.doc © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH. Are cleaning agents.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4. Minor Must FV.e. lubricants etc. Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www. etc.e. floors. 5.4 Are there lockable storage facilities for the belongings of the workers? Recom. away from where produce? produce is packed. FV. Spichernstr.2 Are cleaning agents. etc.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4. that may come into contact with produce.1 Packing and Storage areas Are produce handling and storage facilities To prevent contamination. produce and equipment cleaned and maintained so handling and storage facilities and as to prevent contamination? equipment (i. Secure storage facilities should be provided at the changing facility to protect the workers' personal belongings.3.3. 5. pallets. are kept in Minor Must to prevent chemical contamination of a designated area.

0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4.5 Is rejected produce and waste material in the packing environment stored in designated areas. with special attention to fume emissions. preparation and storage areas. 5.6 Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. 5.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4. 5. 5. Forklifts and other driven transport trolleys should be electric or gas-driven.7 Are there written glass and clear hard plastic handling procedures in place? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. 55. 5. Level Recom. Rejected produce and waste materials are stored in clearly designated and segregated areas designed to avoid contamination of products.globalgap. 5.4.doc FV.4. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance . Written procedures exist for handling glass or clear hard plastic breakages in produce handling.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.4. which are routinely cleaned and/or disinfected? Minor Must FV.4.0 Page: 15 of 21 Nº FV.4. Packing materials (including re-useable crates) are stored in a clean and hygienic area. Minor Must FV.9 Is access of animals to the facilities restricted? Minor Must © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH.org .doc Are breakage safe lamps or lamps with a protective cap used above the sorting.4. These areas are routinely cleaned and/or disinfected according to the cleaning schedule. Only daily accumulated rejected produce and waste materials are acceptable. Spichernstr.8 Are packing materials clean and stored in clean and hygienic conditions? Minor Must FV. Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. weighing and storage area? Light bulbs and fixtures suspended above Major Must produce or material used for produce handling are of a safety type or are protected/shielded so as to prevent contamination of food in case of breakage. Measures are in place to prevent access by animals. to prevent product contamination until used.4 Control Point Are all forklifts and other driven transport trolleys clean and well maintained and of suitable type to avoid contamination through emissions? Compliance Criteria Internal transport should be maintained to avoid product contamination. Yes No N/A Justification FV.

0 Page: 16 of 21 Nº FV. Minor Must © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH.3 Monitoring is scheduled and there are records of pest control inspections and follow up action plan(s).doc Awareness at interview.5 FV. kept? Visual assessment.1 Control Point Quality Control Are temperature and humidity (where applicable) controls maintained and documented where produce are packed and/or stored on farm? Compliance Criteria Level Yes No N/A Justification If packed produce are stored on farm.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4.6.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4. 5.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance . 5.5.6. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25. must be routinely verified to see if equipment is calibrated according to a risk analysis.org .2 Is there a process for verifying measuring and temperature control equipment? Minor Must FV. No N/A Minor Must FV. Spichernstr. Minor Must FV.1 Are there processes for monitoring and correcting pest populations in the packing and storing areas? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. temperature and humidity controls (where applicable and also for controlled atmosphere storage) must be maintained and documented in accordance with the hygiene risk assessment results.6 Pest Control Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. Visual assessment. 5. 5. 5. 55. No N/A. 5.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. Equipment used for weighing and temperature control. 5.6.5.doc FV.2 Is there evidence that the pest monitoring and correcting process are effective? Are detailed records of pest control inspections and necessary actions taken.globalgap. Major Must FV.

with documented records maintained. 5. it is filtered and disinfected. concentration and exposure levels to disinfectant are routinely monitored.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance . 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25.org . Where recording of automatic filter backwash events and changes in dosage rates by automated sanitizer injectors may be impossible. Filtering must be done with an effective system for solids and suspensions that have a documented routine cleaning schedule according to the usage and water volume. and pH. Spichernstr. has this water been filtered and are pH.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4. The water analysis for the product washing is undertaken by a laboratory currently accredited to ISO 17025 or its national equivalent or that can demonstrate via documentation that it is in the process of gaining accreditation.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4.globalgap. 5.1 Control Point Compliance Criteria Level Yes No N/A Justification Post-Harvest Washing (N/A when no post-harvest washing) Is the source of water used for final product washing potable or declared suitable by the competent authorities? The water has been declared suitable by Major Must the competent authorities and/or within the last 12 months a water analysis has been carried out at the point of entry into the washing machinery.7.7.0 Page: 17 of 21 Nº FV. Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www. 5. 55. 5.3 Is the laboratory carrying out the water analysis a suitable one? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. concentration and exposure levels to disinfectant routinely monitored? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. a procedure/policy must explain the process. Where water is re-circulated for final Major Must produce washing.doc © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH.7.doc FV.2 If water is re-circulated for final product washing. FV.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.7 FV. Recom.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. The levels of the parameters analysed are within accepted WHO thresholds or are accepted as safe for the food industry by the competent authorities.

doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.P guideline (CB Annex 2 PPP) on this subject and FAO International Code of Conduct on the Distribution and Use of Pesticides. © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH. 5.A. 5. They are approved for use in the country of application and are approved for use on the harvested crop to which it is applied as indicated on the biocides. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25.org . Spichernstr.globalgap. refer to the GLOBALG. waxes and plant protection products. application records for post-harvest biocides.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.0 Page: 18 of 21 Nº FV.1 Control Point Compliance Criteria Level Yes No N/A Justification Post-Harvest Treatments (N/A when no post-harvest treatments) Are all label instructions observed? There are clear procedures and documentation available. 55. waxes and Major Must plant protection products used on harvested crop are officially registered or permitted by the appropriate governmental organisation in the country of application.8.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. which demonstrate that the label instructions for chemicals applied are compliant.g.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4.8 FV.doc All the post harvest biocides. 5. Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www.2 Are all the biocides. Major Must FV. waxes and plant protection products used for post-harvest protection of the harvested crop officially registered in the country of use? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. waxes and crop protection products’ labels. e.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance .0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4.8. Where no official registration scheme exists.

Is the source of water used for postharvest treatment potable or declared suitable by the competent authorities? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. Major Must FV.8.8. waxes and plant protection products applications can demonstrate sufficient level of technical competence via nationally recognised certificates or formal training. and approved for use.P within the last 12 months.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. or which have been. waxes and plant protection products used for post-harvest treatment. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25. Are the biocides. are kept in a designated area. Spichernstr.A. waxes and plant protection products? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. to avoid chemical contamination of produce. Major Must FV. Biocides.doc FV.4 Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. that takes Minor Must into account any changes in local and national legislation for biocides. on crops being grown? Compliance Criteria Level Yes No N/A Justification An up to date documented list. The levels of the parameters analysed are within accepted WHO thresholds or are accepted as safe for the food industry by the competent authorities.5.0 Page: 19 of 21 Nº FV.doc Is the technically responsible person for the harvested crop handling process able to demonstrate competence and knowledge with regard to the application of biocides. 5. waxes and plant protection products etc. away from produce.doc The water has been declared suitable by Major Must the competent authorities and/or within the last 12 months a water analysis has been carried out at the point of entry into the washing machinery. 5. The technically responsible person for the post harvest biocides. 5.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4.8. No N/A.6. grown on the farm under GLOBALG. Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www. 5.org .8. 55.globalgap. waxes and plant protection products is available for the commercial brand names (including any active ingredient composition) that are used as post-harvest protection being. stored away from produce and other materials? © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH.3 Control Point Is an up-to-date list maintained of postharvest plant protection products that are used.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance .

5.org .8. 5. gassing etc. spraying. 5. Major Must FV. the name or reference of the farm or harvested crop handling site where the treatment was undertaken is documented in all postharvest biocide. The type of treatment used for product application (i. wax and plant protection product application records. The trade names of the products applied are documented in all post-harvest biocide.globalgap. wax and plant protection product application records.e.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. The geographical area.7 Harvested crops' identity (i.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance . 5.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.8 Location? Major Must FV.) is documented in all postharvest biocide.10 Type of treatment? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.8. Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www.e. The exact dates (day/month/year) of the applications are documented in all postharvest biocide.8.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4.0 Page: 20 of 21 Nº Control Point Compliance Criteria Level Yes No N/A Justification All records on Post Harvest Treatments are kept and include the following criteria: FV. wax and plant protection product application records. 55. wax and plant protection product application records.8. wax and plant protection product application records. drenching.9 Application dates? Major Must Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.doc FV.doc Major Must FV. 5. lot or batch of produce) been recorded? The lot or batch of harvested crop treated is documented in all post-harvest biocide.11 Product trade name? Major Must © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH. 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4.8. Spichernstr.

5. 55.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.13 Name of the operator? FV. The common name of the pest. 5.14 Justification for application? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.doc FV. 5.8. There is documentary evidence to demonstrate that the producer considers all post-harvest biocides and plant protection products applications under Control Points CB. Minor Must FV.15 Are all of the post-harvest plant protection product applications also considered under points CB. The name of the operator who has applied Minor Must the plant protection product to the harvested crop is documented in all postharvest biocide. and acts accordingly. Fax: +49-221-57993-89 | http://www.doc Major Must © Copyright: GLOBALGAP c/o FoodPLUS GmbH.0 Page: 21 of 21 Nº FV.globalgap. disease to be treated is documented in all postharvest biocide.6.Fruit and Vegetables ENGLISH VERSION Code Ref: IFA 4. wax and plant protection product applications records.6 of this document? Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011.doc Checklist IFA Fruit and Vegetables English Version Interim Final V4 0_Jan2011. wax and plant protection product application records.8. Spichernstr.8.0-CPCC Interim Final Version: FV V4.8.org .8. wax and plant protection product application records. 5.12 Control Point Product quantity? Compliance Criteria Level Yes No N/A Justification The amount of product applied in weight or Major Must volume per litre of water or other carrier medium is recorded in all post-harvest biocide.8.Checklist Integrated Farm Assurance . 50672 Köln (Cologne) Germany | Tel: +49-221-57993-25.