Biological soil amendments of animal origin (BSAAO) can harbor pathogens that can contaminate produce and cause disease in humans. You can learn more about the specific risks and how to manage those risks from resources on this page.
- Risk Management for Biological Soil Amendments of Animal Origin (Michigan State University Extension Produce Safety, YouTube video, 11:54 min) This video highlights some potential biological risks associated with BSAAO.
- Risks associated with BSAAO use in fresh produce production (California Farm Food Safety Series: BSAAO Webinar Series, UC Davis, YouTube video, 18:33 min)
- Ingredients of animal origin in soil amendments and associated risks (California Farm Food Safety Series: BSAAO Webinar Series, UC Davis, YouTube video, 28:51 min)