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Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training

January 26, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

The course will provide a foundation of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and co-management information, FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements, and details on how to develop a farm food safety plan. Individuals who participate in this course are expected to gain a basic understanding of: 
  • Microorganisms relevant to produce safety and where they may be found on the farm 
  • How to identify microbial risks, practices that reduce risks, and how to begin implementing produce safety practices on the farm 
  • Parts of a farm food safety plan and how to begin writing one 
  • Requirements in the FSMA Produce Safety Rule and how to meet them 
After attending the entire course, participants will be eligible to receive a certificate of course attendance from the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) that verifies they have completed the training course.