Become qualified today!
The Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in § 112.22(c) that requires ‘At least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm 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.’
Who should attend this course?
Fruit and vegetable growers as well as any others who are interested in learning about produce safety, the FSMA Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and co-management of natural resources and food safety.
Duration of course
The course is being delivered over 2 days.
Course topics include:
Introduction to Produce Safety
Worker Health, Hygiene, and Training
Wildlife, Domesticated Animals, and Land Use
Agricultural Water (Part I: Production Water; Part II: Postharvest Water)
Postharvest Handling and Sanitation
How to Develop a Farm Food Safety Plan
What’s included in your course fee?
All course material
Official certificate of completion from the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO)
In-class participation and multiple-choice examination
Please contact us for details