Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training & GAP's Course
April 13-15, 2021 Time: 2:00 - 5:00 pm (each day)
This is a VIRTUAL Online Zoom (Remote) Course
Hosts: Mississippi State University This effort is supported in part by the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce through a FDA CAP grant under agreement #14-SCBGP-MS-0028 and by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number 2015-70020-24397, and by Mississippi State University and the Mississippi State Extension Service.
Who Should Attend?
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?
Trainers will spend approximately ~8 hours of instruction time covering content contained in 7 modules. You must be present (connected & present) & participate during the entire course to be eligible for the certificate. Dates are January 26-28, 2021. Times are 2:00-5:00 pm every day of the course.
Deadline to register is April 1, 2021 in order to ensure that participant receives their manual before the course starts.
To pre-register click here