Food Safety

Russo Produce Company is a fully certified vendor in the United States, with certification and/or membership with the following organizations:

Primus Global Ceritification

Primus Global

PrimusGFS is a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognized audit scheme for the certification of produce sector products — from growing operations to minimally-processed(fresh-cut) produce products.

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Trading Members

Blue Book of Agriculture

Blue Book Services, Inc. is a leading credit and marketing information agency, serving the international wholesale produce industry since 1901 and now serving the international wholesale lumber and forest products industry. Suppliers, buyers, brokers, and transporters alike rely onBlue Book ratings, reports, and information to make safe, informed, and profitable business decisions.

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HACCP Certified

Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points

HACCP is a management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product.

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Good Agricultural Practices & Good Handling Practices Certification

United States Department of Agriculture

USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service, Fruit and Vegetable Program, Specialty Crops Inspection (SCI) Division Audit Programs offers voluntary independent audits of produce suppliers throughout the production and supply chain.

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