The purpose of the outlined practices in this document is to enhance the safety of fresh tomatoes produced, packed, repacked, distributed and sold in Florida or from Florida. Most of the guidance was adapted from the United States Food and Drug Administration’ s Guide to Minimize Microbial Food Safety Hazards for. This document sets out guidelines for Good Agricultural Practices ( GAP). A Guide to Tomato Good Agricultural Practices ( T- GAP) & Tomato Best Management Practices ( T- BMP) Purpose. This manual has been prepared by the Group on Agriculture of the FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean.Good agricultural practices? P- 1 A documented food safety program that incorporates GAP. The purpose of this work is to spread the basic concepts of Good Agricultural Practices ( GAP) in order to: guide the production systems towards a sustainable agriculture and ecologically safe, obtain harmless products of. CPRB GAP Manual Rev. The auditor can do all three at the same time: general questions, farm review and field harvesting during your harvest time. Good agricultural practices manual. TOMATO BEST PRACTICES. The United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service currently operates an audit/ certification program to verify that farms use good agricultural practice and/ or good handling practice.