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Processing Safe Product

Consumers around the world enjoy consistently high-quality, safe almonds from California. This section will provide tips and resources to help maintain and exceed expectations.

GMPS

Learn about Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) to assist almond processors in establishing the highest standards of food safety practices, a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) guide is available for download.

PEM

Learn about the Pathogen Environmental Monitoring (PEM) Programme is an effective tool for monitoring effectiveness of sanitation environments and protecting the integrity of California almonds.

Aflatoxin

Learn about practices to reduce the potential for aflatoxin, a critical food safety risk, and one of almond processors top concerns.

Allergen Control

Tree nuts are widely recognised among the eight top food allergens.

Learn about practices to avoid cross contamination of allergens.

Pesticide MRLs

Learn about pesticide usage in the USA, which is highly regulated by the environmental protection agency (EPA).