USDA Commodity Specific Audit Programs
AMS Specialty Crops Inspection (SCI) Division provides oversight for commodity specific audits performed to satisfy the requirements of the mushroom industry. These voluntary, independent audits of produce suppliers are performed throughout the production and supply chain.
Mushroom Good Agricultural Practices
Commodity specific guidance for this audit program was provided by the American Mushroom Institute and Penn State University contained in the “Industry-Wide Food Safety Standards for Fresh Mushroom Growing, Harvesting, and Shipping.”