PSA (Produce Safety Alliance) Grower Training Course-Dayton, OH

Mar 21, 2019, 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Deadline: 
Friday, March 8, 2019
Cost: 
0$ for Ohio Residents, $85 for Out of State
Location: 
Montgomery County OSU Extension Office 580 Calumet Lane, Dayton, OH 45417
Contact: 
Matt Fout
614-600-4272

The trainers will spend approximately seven hours of instruction time covering content contained in these seven modules:

  • Introduction to Produce Safety
  • Worker Health, Hygiene, and Training
  • Soil Amendments
  • Wildlife, Domesticated Animals, and Land Use
  • Agricultural Water (Part I: Production Water; Part II: Postharvest Water)
  • Postharvest Handling and Sanitation
  • How to Develop a Farm Food Safety Plan

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.’  Only growers who are covered by the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement are required to take the training.