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FSMA Produce Safety Rule Grower Training- Vancouver
February 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm$50
February 15, 2018, 8 am to 5 pm
Fee: $50 per person.
**Course is limited to 40 attendees **
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Lead Trainers: Karen Ullmann, Dr. Faith Critzer, and/or Dr. Connie Fisk
The PSA Grower Training Curriculum was created through a four-year nationwide development process. In 2011, after hosting an international gathering to review current educational resources, the PSA launched ten, open Working Committees (WCs), composed of one hundred seventy-eight unique members from academia, agriculture, industry, and regulatory agencies. The WCs identified key areas and learning objectives to be addressed in the grower curriculum. Additionally, grower preferences regarding produce safety training programs were collected by hosting eight in-person farmer focus groups nationwide, collecting feedback from eighty-nine produce growers. In 2015 and 2016, the PSA also engaged with the FDA Division of Produce Safety staff to align the curriculum content with the final FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements and incorporate the regulatory language throughout the curriculum modules and teaching notes. The seven module PSA Grower Training Course was designed to be delivered in one day, although multi-day trainings are an option.