USDA Announces Good Manufacturing Practices Audit for Produce Distribution Centers

March 30, 2022 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the establishment of the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) audit service for produce distribution centers.  The GMP audit service will replace the current section of the USDA Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Handling Practices (GHP) audit that applies to distribution centers.  The new GMP audit service will be available for AMS audits starting June 1, 2022.