Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) Templates and other resources

A number of files were developed through a USDA grant with the Vermont Specialty Food Producers Association and are available for Vermont food producers and processors to utilize in developing their GMPs and related food safety plan materials.  The files are available for download by hovering your mouse over the "Resources" tab above and clicking on the link to "VSFA RBEG RESOURCES.zip". 

State resources

Vermont public health laboratory

UVM Extension Food Safety (for food producers and processors)

UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture Produce Safety

UVM Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Vermont Institute for Artisan Cheese

Vermont Specialty Food Manual

Vermont Chamber of Commerceinformation on the national ServSafe® food safety program

Vermont Lot Tracking Project


Regional resources

New England Food Entrepreneurs online support

New York State/Cornell Food Venture Center


National resources

U.S. Government Food Safety information

CDC Pulsenet- foodborne disease outbreak detection

CDC Food Borne Illness information

FDA Bad Bug Book

National Produce Safety Alliance

Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance

STOP Foodborne Illness


Potential funding resources


Consumer Food Safety information