Private, third party, and government auditors are listed below. Prices are noted where available.
California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA):
Davis Fresh NSF: NSF Agriculture (was Davis Fresh) your one-stop shop for GAP, GlobalGAP and pre-farm gate food safety for perishable produce, livestock, poultry and egg production. To support small and local food producers we offer the first-of-its-kind online NSF Local Farm Assurance program. This cost-effective program guides small or local food producers through a step-by-step approach to achieving compliance to global food safety standards.
Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA): For those who wish to become a member, contact the LGMA for eligibility requirements. Audit preparedness and FAQs can be found on their website. Advantage to membership is service mark and audit results are posted on website for customers to view.
Fees to certification: $0.015 per carton of leafy greens shipped
Free download of audit matrix
NCSI Americas, a division of NCS International, is a provider of auditing & certification services in North America. NCSI also provides training, specialist consulting & testing in support of their core business. Training schedule, location and costs are available on their website.
Primus Labs: On this website, they have audit information, blank food safety program documents and other protocols that you can customize to your food safety plan.
Fees (June 2012):
Certification: $580 plus auditor expenses.
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA): This website is the portal to all USDA food safety programs.