Produce SafetyUnderstand and meet the regulatory requirements for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule
This training was developed by the Produce Safety Alliance (PSA), which is a collaboration between Cornell University, FDA, and USDA to prepare fresh produce growers to meet the regulatory requirements included in the United States Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule.
This course was developed to address the increase in recalls involving fresh produce by providing the latest educational materials to assist farmers and growers with producing safer produce.
Who Will Benefit From Taking This Course
What Skills Can Students Expect To Learn?
Attendees will learn the current FDA requirements for growing and harvesting produce safely. This course takes a preventive and proactive approach to the numerous tasks that farmers/growers perform on any given day. We will discuss how to risk assess different parts of field operations and how to develop safer ways to grow and harvest produce. From verifying the safety of irrigation water by performing standardized testing, to thinking about the proper use of fertilizer (particularly the use of raw manure) and eventually focusing on how to educate and train employees on good agricultural practices that will keep produce safe and ultimately reduce the likelihood of recall.
The specific topics covered in this training include the following:
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Classes are taught by qualified lead instructors who have been trained and certified by the Produce Safety Alliance. Classes are offered publicly as well as onsite at your location.
View our list of upcoming Produce Safety classes below or contact us today to request private training at your facility.
May 3, 2024 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
April 17, 2024 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
March 5, 2024 08:00 AM - March 6, 2024 04:00 PM