Food Safety

“I love meeting people from all over the world who share a common love for farming and the land.”

-Eli, Shipping Manager

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Our Certifications

Vick Family Farms is Global Gap Certified and proudly meets all global voluntary quality standards for growers, packers, and shippers.
Additional precise cold-chain management, ethical sourcing audits, and continuous employee food safety training.

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Tesco Nature's Choice is a standard, which all of our fresh produce growers around the world must achieve in order to supply us with fresh fruit, vegetables or salads.

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An internationally accepted set of farm standards and is recognised in more than 100 countries and by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). Global G.A.P. offers guidance on sustainable production practices, animal welfare, and worker health and safety.

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GRASP is an acronym for Global Risk Assessment for Social Practices. It is a voluntary, farm-level social/labor management tool for global supply chains, to be used in combination with Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA).

produce traceability act

The Produce Traceability Initiative, sponsored by Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA), GS1 US, GS1 Canada, and International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA), is designed to help the fresh produce industry to maximize the effectiveness of current traceback procedures, while developing a standardized industry approach to enhance the speed and efficiency of traceability systems for the future.

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FSMA focuses on preventing food safety problems before they occur and recognizes the importance of strong foodborne illness and outbreak surveillance systems.


Organic certification means that farmers and businesses have met strict standards for the growing, processing and handling of their products. If you see the USDA organic seal, the product is certified organic and has 95 percent or more organic content. Organic production emphasizes natural processes and ingredients.