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Produce Safety Alliance Grower

St. Joseph County Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training

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When: April 30, 2021
9:00 AM-5:00 PM EST
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St. Patrick’s County Park
Brown Barn
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50651 Laurel Road
South Bend, IN 46637
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Cost: $90
Includes PSA manual and Certificate of Course Attendance
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Register Online at safeproducein.com
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Who Should Attend 

Fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and co-management of natural resources and food safety. The PSA Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the 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.’

What to Expect at the PSA Grower Training Course

The trainers will spend approximately seven hours of instruction time covering content contained in these seven modules:

• Introduction to Produce Safety
• Worker Health, Hygiene, and Training
• Soil Amendments
• 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

Contact Amanda Deering with questions: 765.494.0512
adeering@purdue.edu

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