Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course Information - Kankakee County
Date:Thu, 2/7/2019 - Fri, 2/8/2019
Time:8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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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; 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 from the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) that verifies they have completed the training course. To receive an AFDO certificate, a participant must be present for the entire training and submit the appropriate paperwork to their trainer at the end of the course.
Registration: Please register using the online registration form.
Cost: Total cost to attend the PSA Grower Training Course is $145. The cost will include PSA Grower Training Manuals ($50) and a Certificate of Course Attendance from AFDO ($35). Other expenses will be for meals, beverages and room rental.