Employers are responding to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak in a variety of ways. There is no one correct way to respond, and there is no one-size-fits-all policy that must be implemented.

California farmers are required by federal law to follow “Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption”. These practices minimize microbial hazards, including bacteria, viruses, protozoa and parasites.

The FDA provides these resources to industry members and consumers on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and food safety.