MN FSMA Produce Safety Rule Grower Training - Winona
Thursday, April 9, 2020
What you'll learn
- Microorganisms relevant to produce safety and where they may be on the farm
- Practices that reduce risks, and practical methods to implement these practices on the farm
- Parts of a farm food safety plan and how to begin writing one. Overview of GAP audits.
- Requirements of the FSMA Produce Safety Rule and how to meet them
Your trainers for these courses are PSA staff, MDA staff, UMN Extension staff, and trained fruit and vegetable growers. The course certificate is good for life, and you only need to attend once to meet the Rule requirements outlined in the §112.22(c) of the Produce Safety Rule.
Check-in opens at 8:30. Training will begin at 9:00 and end at 5:00.
175 West Market Street
Winona, MN 55987
Contact the Minnesota Department of Agriculture Produce Safety Program at 651-539-3648 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
$35 Note this is a subsidized cost and will likely rise in following years.
Registration deadlines: 5 business days before each class date, or until full. Preregistration required for trainings.
Registration includes the training materials, lunch, refreshments, and a Certificate of Course Attendance issued by Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO). Participation for the entire training is required to receive the certificate. Class sizes are limited to 40 participants on a first-come, first-served basis.
These events sponsored and planned for you by:
- Minnesota Department of Agriculture
- University of Minnesota Extension
- Minnesota Farmers Union
- Minnesota Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association
- Minnesota Farmers’ Market Association
- Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture
Funding for this statement, publication, press release, etc. was made possible, in part, by the Food and Drug Administration through grant PAR-16-137. The views expressed in written materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does any mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organization imply endorsement by the United States Government.