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FSMA Produce Safety Rule Training

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Date:

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Time:

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location:

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center, 121 Northville Road, Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Bridgeton, NJ

Speaker:

Wesley Kline, Meredith Melendez, Jennifer Matthews

Description:

Food Safety Modernization Act: Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training *This training meets the FDA requirements for FSMA Training<br /> <br /> About this event:<br /> Food Safety Modernization Act: Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training <br /> <br /> *This training meets the FDA requirements for FSMA Produce Rule Training<br /> <br /> December 7, 2022 from 10:00-4:00, Deadline to register is November 30, 2022<br /> <br /> Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center (RAREC)<br /> <br /> 121 Northville Rd.<br /> Bridgeton, NJ 08302-5919<br /> <br /> $75.00 per person<br /> <br /> Lunch is provided<br /> <br /> Any questions contact Brandi at (856) 451-2800 x 1 or email brandiwi@co.cumberland.nj.us<br /> <br /> A minimum of 10 people required to hold the class.<br /> <br /> Who Should Attend:<br /> -Fruit Growers<br /> -Vegetable Growers<br /> -Growers who have farms that fall under the PSR<br /> -Growers who have farms that don&#039;t fall under the rule but will in the future<br /> <br /> Does your farm fall under the FSMA PSR? Find out at the link below.<br /> https://rutgers.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4IagP1mbPyrp42N<br /> <br /> Benefits of Attending the Workshop<br /> <br /> Individuals who participate in this course will gain a basic understanding of:<br /> -Requirements in the FSMA Produce Safety Rule and how to meet them<br /> -Fulfills the requirement for at least one supervisor from a farm to complete food safety training at least equivalent to the standardized curriculum recognized by the FDA<br /> -Microorganisms relevant to produce safety<br /> -Where microorganisms may be found on the farm<br /> -How to identify microbial risks, practices that reduce risks and how to begin implementing produce safety practices on the farm<br /> -Parts of a farm food safety plan and how to begin writing one<br /> -Cleaning and Sanitizing<br /> <br /> What to Expect at the Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training: <br /> -Introduction to Produce Safety<br /> -Worker Health, Hygiene and Training<br /> -Soil Amendments<br /> -Wildlife, Domesticated Animals and Land Use<br /> -Agricultural Water (Part I: Production Water; Part II: Postharvest Water)<br /> -Postharvest Handling and Sanitation<br /> -How to Develop a Farm Food Safety Plan<br /> <br /> This program will also offer a hands on demonstration on cleaning and sanitizing in a packhouse.<br /> <br /> Sponsored by The New Jersey Department of Agriculture (#5U18FD005877-020) and The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (#5U01FD005334-05)<br /> <br /> *Funding for this statement, publication, press release, etc. was made possible, in part, by the Food and Drug Administration through grant PAR-16-137. The views expressed in written materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does any mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organization imply endorsement by the United States Government.*

Cost:

$75.00

Sponsor(s):

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture (#5U18FD005877-020) and The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (#5U01FD005334-05) and in part, by the Food and Drug Administration through grant PAR-16-137.

Contact:

Brandi Williams, 856-451-2800, ext. 1