FSMA Produce Safety Training

Spanish Produce Safety Training Videos

Produce Safety Training VideosAvailable in Spanish and English

Attention Farmers: UConn Extension’s 2 farm worker training videos are available now in Spanish. These are to help you with training your Spanish speaking employees in produce safety practices. These resources will help make your employees follow proper food safety on farm and ensure a safe food production. The videos were made possible in collaboration with CT Department of Ag. For more information on produce safety, and FDA’s FSMA Produce Safety Rule please visit: https://foodsafety.uconn.edu/

  1. Spanish: Farm worker training: Harvest: – Capacitación de Trabajadores Agrícolas – Prácticas de Cosecha Segura https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ewwOpF68Yw&t=1s

           English: Farm worker training: A Day in the life of a farm worker: Part l: Safe           Harvesting Practices:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXLx2FZyk-U&t=328s

  1. Spanish: Farm worker training: Post-Harvest: – Capacitación de Trabajadores Agrícolas – Prácticas Seguras de Poscosecha https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yQMyByMG1U&t=1s

           English: Farm worker training: A Day in the life of a farm worker: Part II: Safe           Post-harvest Practiceshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjZ629VEPts&t=3sThe videos are also available on the food safety website along with a video on FSMA rule FAQs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uTxVY9b7EE.For more questions or queries, please contact indu.upadhyaya@uconn.edu, 860-786-8191.

2021 FSMA Produce Safety Alliance Remote Grower Training Course

radishes in a person's hand with the words food safety on the photo2021 FSMA Produce Safety Alliance Remote Grower Training Course :

Register here: http://cahnrconference.uconn.edu

Date/Time of Event:

Monday, March 8th, 2021: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Contact Person Phone and Email:

Indu Upadhyaya, 860-786-8191, indu.upadhyaya@uconn.edu

Instructors

  • Indu Upadhyaya, Ph.D., Food Safety Specialist, UConn Cooperative Extension
  • Diane Hirsch, MPH, Food Safety Specialist, UConn
  • Bruce Gresczyk, Owner, Gresczyk Farms

Course Summary:

The Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training Course has been designed to provide a foundation of Good Agricultural Practices knowledge that includes emphasis on co-management of food safety and environmental management goals, while outlining the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. 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.’ This course will be taught remotely on a Zoom platform as per the remote delivery guidelines established by PSA.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

In order to obtain a certificate that provides evidence of compliance with the training requirements of the rule, you must be present for the entire two-day course. Please make sure you have a computer/laptop (no phones or tablets allowed) with built-in video or external webcam and microphone with sufficient internet connectivity for the entire duration of the course. There will be 15-minute breaks during the course.

  • No more than 2 people from the same operation should register for the course.
  • If you are joining in the same physical room as someone else, you must utilize headphones to minimize background noise and feedback.

Registration Types and Their Associated Fees:

Course registration fee (includes all course materials and certificate): $50

The preferred method of registration/payment is through the CAHNR Conferences site, paying with a credit card. Please include both a work and cell/home phone number and regularly used email address in case of emergency or cancellation.

ONLINE REGISTRATION is PREFERRED: To register: Go to https://secure.touchnet.com/C21646_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=106&SINGLESTORE=true OR http://cahnrconference.uconn.edu/ : Click on “Register for an event” VISA and MasterCard are accepted.

Registration is first come, first served, so please register early. You must pre-register. Space is limited. Registration materials must be received by February 22nd.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds or cancellations will be accepted after February 22nd.