Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)

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This FSMA-related training is critically important for individuals working in Agriculture, as well as those working in Food Processing. GAP is not only a compliance issue; it also represents a competitive advantage as buyers are requiring food safety plans.
This class will help verify that fruits and vegetables are produced, packed, handled and stored as
safely as possible to minimize risks of microbial food safety hazards.

Who Should Attend:
  • Farmers, Growers, FLC's, Crew Leaders, Supervisors, Bookkeepers, and other key staff
  • Small business operators in the Ag community
  • Anyone working in the Ag supply chain, including brokers, buyers and processors
 Top Reasons to Attend: 
  • Buyers are requiring food safety plans
  • To know the food safety requirements
  • Understand the risks to your business
  • Be prepared for an audit
  • On-farm demonstrations included
 What you will learn: 
  • Why you need a food safety program
  • 4 elements to a good food safety program
  • How to create a Personalized Food Safety Plan (PFSP)
  • Strategies for training employees and maintaining records
  • What to expect in a food safety audit
Please contact us at 559-688-3130 or trainingcenter@cos.edu
Last Updated: 6/14/2017 4:43 PM