Food Safety for Flooded Farms

Flooding events, especially during the harvest season, can have a significant impact on a farm’s bottom line.  Growers need to also consider food safety impacts as they assess damage and consider their options.  Several resources are available to help growers in the aftermath of significant rain events:

For additional information, contact the Safe Wisconsin Produce team at DATCP: (608) 224-4511 or; or the University of Wisconsin-Extension produce safety training Coordinator Kristin Krokowski at or (262) 548-7775.

Authored by: Barb Ingham
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