Mountain Meadow Mushroom Farms, Inc. proudly participates on the
United States Department of Agriculture MUSHROOM GOOD AGRICULTURAL
PRACTICES PROGRAM, also known as MGAP. The MGAP is an industry-wide
source that provides food safety standards for fresh mushroom growing,
harvesting and shipping.
We are also inspected by the Department of the Army and we are listed in their Directory of Sanitary Approved Food Establishments for Armed Forces Procurement.
growing operation at MOUNTAIN MEADOW MUSHROOM FARMS, INC (MMMF) shall be
maintained and operated following the MUSHROOM
GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES PROGRAM (MGAP) which provide a set of standards
and procedures that mushroom growers can use to enhance and document safe
mushroom growing practices. MGAP's standards are consistent with current food
safety guidelines for the fresh produce industry described in the Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) document, "Guide
to Minimize Microbial Food Safety Hazards for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables."
recognizes that food safety is a must and it is being proactive by implementing
a comprehensive written food safety program to minimize the risk of mushroom
contamination to benefit the consuming public. Adhering to the MGAP's is
accomplished through the food safety program that covers 14 food safety areas
and standards for the mushroom growing operation.
responsible of communicating the food safety standards and guidelines to all
employees at MMMF and to provide all the tools, equipment, training and
resources that are needed for producing safe and wholesome mushrooms. Employees
are responsible to attend any training offered by the company, follow the
company's policies and the operational procedures in the mushroom growing
At MMMF we
believe that food safety is the responsibility of all employees. Although the
workload and major responsibilities of the program lie on he management,
supervisors and the quality control person, all employees have been trained to
report to their supervisors anything that puts mushrooms at risk of
contamination and to take appropriate measures to ensure that any
non-conforming product does not reach the consumers.
All production records are kept on file at the
MMMF main office.