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Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Courses Being Offered

posted 01/09/2018

Attend the Produce Safety Alliance Training Course For Free!

The Produce Safety Rule (PSA) portion of the Food Safety Modernization Act takes effect Jan. 26

Who Should Attend? Fruit and vegetable growers & others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. The PSA Grower Training course satisfies the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement.

What to Expect? The trainers will spend approximately seven hours of instruction time covering content contained in these seven modules

  • Intro to Produce Safety

  • Worker Health, Hygiene & Training

  • Soil Amendments

  • Wildlife, Domesticated Animals, & Land Use

  • Agricultural Water (Part 1 Production Water, Part 2 Postharvest Water)

  • Post-Harvest Handling & Sanitation

  • How to develop a farm food safety plan

Locations & Time:

January 27, 2018

Ma-Chis Lower Creek Indian Tribe 2650 Co. Rd. 372 Elba, AL 36323 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm w/ lunch provided.

To Register Contact: machis@centurytel.net phone: (334) 897-3207 Cost: Free

February 6, 2018

Central Alabama Farmer’s Coop 2519 US Hwy 80 W Selma, Alabama 36701 - 8:30 am to 4:00 pm w/ lunch provided.

To Register Contact: Dallas County Extension Office phone: (334) 875-3200 Cost: Free

February 13, 2018

Alabama Extension Office 130 N. Court St. Talladega, AL 35160 - 8:30 am to 4:00 pm w/ lunch provided.

To Register Contact: Talladega Co. Extension Office phone: (256) 362-6187 Cost: Free

February 27, 2018

Lawrence Co. Agriculture Cntr 13075 ALA-157, Suite 6 Moulton, AL 35650 - 8:30 am to 4:00 pm w/ lunch provided.

To Register Contact: Lawrence Co. Extension Office phone: (256) 974-2464 Cost: Free

March 13, 2018

334 Agriculture Drive, Suite 104 Monroeville, AL 36460-8674 - 8:30 am to 4:00 pm w/ lunch provided.

To Register Contact: Monroe County Extension Office phone: (251) 575-3477 Cost: Free

Click here for a list of Alabama trainers in your area.

https://foodsafety.aces.edu/find-food-safety-expert-near/

https://producesafetyalliance.cornell.edu/training/trainers?field_trainer_state_list_value=Alabama&field_lead_value=All&order=field_tr_email&sort=asc