Key – Those standards which have greater significance (all other standards are normal)
Recommendation – Those which do not affect certification
New – A completely new standard which the member must now adhere to
Revised – A standard that has changed and requires the member to take some different or additional action to before
Upgraded – The standard has been upgraded to a Key standard or from a Recommendation to a full standard
Appendix – Referenced in ‘How you will be measured’. Indicates that additional information is provided in the Appendices, which are available at the end of each section.
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Where to find help – at the end of each section we have indicated where you can get extra guidance if you need it.
Those you can eat raw and have a significant risk or history of pathogen contamination.
Those you can eat raw and which do not have a protective skin that is removed before eating; they may also have a significant risk or history of pathogen contamination.
Those you can eat raw and which either have protective skin or grow clear of the ground, or that have no history of pathogen contamination.
Those that the customer always cooks.
An up-to-date list of the crop categories can be found on the Red Tractor website.
There is no production of GM crops unless a valid derogation has been agreed with Red Tractor. (New)