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Produce growers and packers are increasingly required to adopt environmental monitoring programs in their facilities to verify sanitation efficacy. However, the majority of resources are tailored to address the needs of the food processing industry, with little attention focused on the challenges associated with fresh produce, including outdoor packing facilities, soil from produce harvested from the ground, legacy equipment, and others. This series describes the methodical implementation of a successful monitoring program for fruit, vegetable and nut packers in the state of Georgia.