Who should attend?
Farmers, growers and food processors who
-Need to comply with FSMA produce safety rule, preventive controls rule or both. E.g.: growers who grow leafy greens, tomatoes, berries, cucumber, etc. and/or process them into ready-to-eat products. To know if it applies to you, visit the US FDA website here and here.
-Are exempt from the rule but need to comply with the rules due to supply-chain demands
-Are new farmers and entrepreneurs in processed food business
-Want to remain up-to-date with the FSMA regulations and how to comply with them
What will you get from attending this workshop?
-In-depth understanding of the requirements of produce safety and preventive control rules
-Hands-on experience in writing food safety plans that are required under the FSMA rules
-Completion certificates required to develop food safety plans
-Guidance regarding food safety risks and how to mitigate them
How much does it cost?
$20 for produce safety training only, $40 for PC rule training only, and $50 for hybrid training
Where will it be held?
Each is a 4-day workshop with one day for produce safety training (Day 1) and 3 days for preventive controls training. A detailed agenda will be available upon registration.
February 8-11, 2017 at Baltimore county extension office, Cockeysville, MD
February 22-25, 2017 at Wye Research and Education Center, Queenstown MD
March 8-11, 2017 at Western Maryland Research and Education Center, Keedysville MD
How do I register?
Use the link: https://goo.gl/forms/zgkLb5JZmdBHlCtj2 or