|Remote Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course Flyer.|
Baton Rouge, La. – SU Ag Center will host a virtual Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training Course from November 16 - November 19, 2020.
This course is ideal for fruit and vegetable growers and individuals 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.’
Course participants must be present for the entirety of the four-day course and have equipment with audiovisual capabilities (microphone and camera) to allow for class participation.
The training is free, but registration is required and seating is limited. To register, visit https://bit.ly/3mXE8nW.
Registration will close on November 6.
The training is co-sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry, the Southern Center for Training, Education, Extension, Outreach and Technical Assistance to Enhance Produce Safety, the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance, and the LSU AgCenter.