[Market-farming] "triple washed"

Brigette Leach afhg at ctsmail.net
Mon Apr 11 12:11:21 EDT 2011

What I was getting at was how she managed to triple wash without beating the 
greens up? I know the definition of triple washed and regulations pertaining 
to it.
SW Michigan

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Road's End Farm" <organic87 at frontiernet.net>
To: "Market Farming" <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Monday, April 11, 2011 12:02 PM
Subject: Re: [Market-farming] "triple washed"

> On Apr 11, 2011, at 11:36 AM, Brigette Leach wrote:
>> You mentioned triple washed. What's your method?
>> Brigette
>> SW Michigan
> Brigette, you may already know this, but in case:
> Before selling any produce as washed, triple washed, etc.: check your
> state regulations. You may need a processing license, complete with
> inspections and certain types of equipment.
> If all you're claiming to do is to have rinsed the produce to get the
> worst of the dirt off, and you're telling the customers that they
> should wash it themselves, this probably puts you in a different
> category as far as food safety regulations are concerned (though there
> may be other factors affecting this.)
> -- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 5 mostly
> Fresh-market organic produce, small scale
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