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Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training & GAP's Course

Friday, January 14, 2022 (All day)

Time of the Event: 8:15 am

Location: MSU, Herzer Building, Room 214 945 Stone Blvd, MSU 39762

Growers, packers, Extension agents, educators, industry suppliers, and others interested in learning the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule and certification. One way to satisfy § 112.22(c) which requires that at least one supervisor or responsible party from a farm subject to the FSMA Produce Safety Rule must have successfully completed food safety training at least equivalent to that received under standardized curriculum recognized as adequate by the Food and Drug Administration. This is such a curriculum.

What to Expect at the PSA Grower Training Course?
The trainers will spend approximately eight hours of instruction time covering content contained in seven modules. You must be present and participate during the whole course to be eligible for the materials and the certificate. The course will present some parts/examples related to fresh fruit and vegetable growing, harvesting and handling. However, it is intended for other producers and handlers as well.

This training satisfies the training requirement towards requirements for MS USDA GAPs certification.

A donation of $20 per person is needed in order to cover costs not covered by the grants (food, breaks) to be paid at the door.

You MUST preregister to attend by January 10, 2022. 

Use this link to register for this course.

Contacts: Dr. Juan L. Silva
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Department: Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion
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