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GAPs and FSMA Workshop for Produce Growers

November 16, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

This ​training ​will ​introduce ​basic ​produce ​safety ​concepts ​and ​ practices, ​and ​will ​help ​growers ​understand ​and ​implement ​FSMA ​ Produce ​Safety ​Rule ​requirements ​and ​prepare ​ ​to ​write ​a ​farm  ​food ​safety ​plan. ​Sections ​of ​the ​FSMA ​Produce ​Safety ​Rule ​ requirements ​will ​be ​outlined ​within ​each ​module. ​ ​This ​ workshop ​will ​satisfy ​the ​FSMA ​Produce ​Safety ​Rule ​requirement ​ for ​growers ​who ​are ​covered ​by ​FSMA ​outlined ​in ​§ ​112.22(c) ​ that ​requires ​‘At ​least ​one ​supervisor ​from ​the ​farm ​must ​ complete ​food ​safety ​training ​at ​least ​equivalent ​to ​the ​ standardized ​curriculum ​recognized ​by ​the ​FDA’. ​ ​The ​AFDO ​ certificate ​demonstrates ​you ​have ​met ​this ​requirement.

Day ​1 ​(Nov. ​16) ​of ​this ​event ​is ​for ​both ​growers ​and ​ trainers ​who ​are ​seeking ​to ​become ​certified​. ​​Ag. ​service ​ providers ​and ​trainers ​must ​also ​attend ​Day ​2 ​if ​seeking ​to ​ become ​a ​Produce ​Safety ​Alliance ​(PSA) ​Trainer.

Find more info and register here.

Details

Date:
November 16, 2016
Time:
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

American Legion (Brattleboro)
32 Linden Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States

Organizer

UVM Extension

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