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Beyond Basic Produce Food Safety: A Hands-On Analysis for Small Farms
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This program is an interactive one-day workshop targeted to fresh fruit and/or vegetable growers, harvesters, and packers that turns farm food safety management into an engaging, hands-on and thought provoking exercise. It's highly recommended that you attend a Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training course prior to attending the "Beyond Basic Produce Food Safety" workshop. Visit http://ufifasfshncrec.eventbrite.com/ for a list of upcoming Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training courses.

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When: October 14, 2019
8:00 a.m. EDT
Where: UF/IFAS North Florida REC - Suwannee Valley
8202 County Road 417
Live Oak, Florida  32060
United States
Contact: Dilcia Toro
386-219-4256

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This program is an interactive one-day workshop targeted to fresh fruit and/or vegetable growers, harvesters, and packers that turns farm food safety management into an engaging, hands-on and thought provoking exercise.

It's highly recommended that you attend a Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training course prior to attending the "Beyond Basic Produce Food Safety" workshop. Visit http://ufifasfshncrec.eventbrite.com/ for a list of upcoming Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training courses.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Working in small groups, you'll perform a hazard analysis at a demonstration farm and packinghouse. You'll work to identify the root cause of the issue and correct the problem (hands-on) and document the corrective action in an example food safety plan.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

After completing this workshop, you'll leave with an improved understanding of food safety principles and practices that support the production of safe food, as well as Produce Safety Rule compliance, through the visualization of key, real life, food safety issues discovered through hands-on, problem-based scenarions and you'll learn to see your operation through the eyes of a microbiologist and practice implementing procedures to reduce the risks in your own operation.

REGISTRATION AND OTHER DETAILS

REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00. Registration includes training materials, lunch, and refreshments.

WHERE: North Florida REC - Suwannee Valley, 8202 County Road 417, Live Oak, FL 32060

*Registration is limited to 20 people.

*This program is partially supported by the Food Safety Outreach Program award #2017-70020-27243 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

 

For more information about the program contact, Dilcia Toro at (386)219-4253.

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