University of Maryland Extension

March 6, 2019

Grower training for 2019: Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Produce Safety Rule

Who Should Attend?

Those growers who are interested in learning about produce safety, who need to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule, who need to satisfy buyer requirements, and/or who need to maintain a food safety certification.

What Will You Get from Attending?

  • Better understanding of produce food safety
  • Insight into the Produce Safety Rule requirements and the Maryland Department of Agriculture’s role
  • Training certificate required by FDA to comply with the Produce Safety Rule

Cost $25

  • Covers traning materials
  • Compliance certificate
  • Lunch and light refreshments

Dates

Questions?

Deanna Baldwin: Deanna.baldwin@maryland.gov; (410) 841-5769

Sarah Everhart: severhart@law.umaryland.edu

USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline: 1-888-MPHotline

The USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline can personally answer your food safety questions on weekdays year-round.

The Hotline receives more than 80,000 calls yearly. This toll-free telephone service, which began July 1, 1985, helps prevent foodborne illness by answering questions about the safe storage, handling, and preparation of meat, poultry, and egg products.

Food Safety Questions? Call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline

If you have a question about meat, poultry, or egg products, call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline toll free at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854).

The Hotline is open year-round Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET (English or Spanish). Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. Check out the FSIS Web site at www.fsis.usda.gov.

Send email questions to MPHotline.fsis@usda.gov.

Ask Karen! (AskKaren.gov | PregunteleaKaren.gov ) 
FSIS’ automated response system can provide food safety information 24/7 and a live chat during Hotline hours. Mobile phone users can access m.askkaren.gov.

**Our website is currently being updated.  As we slowly build our website, we will have trusted (peer reviewed) fact sheets and advice to reduce your family’s chances of experiencing a foodborne illness.  Thank you for your patience.**

                

Section: 
Food Safety
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