To assist fruit and vegetable growers in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Michigan Farmers Union has scheduled a free workshop. This 6 hour hands on training session that will assist fresh fruit and vegetable growers with development of a Farm Food Safety Plan specific to their unique operation.

Topics covered:
Perform a Risk Assessment
Write Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Record Keeping: What does FSMA require and why?
Documenting: If it is not written down, you didn’t do it
Product Traceability
Be prepared for an FDA farm inspection

Each attendee (farm operation) will be provided with a log book to incorporate in their operation. The log book will include required documentation and templates for other logs which individual growers may elect to include in their personalized safety plan. Lunch will be provided.
TRAINING IS FREE!! There is no cost to attend the event., however, PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Registration is limited to 50 attendees for each session.
This training will assist with developing the necessary compliance items of the FSMA rules. It will NOT meet the training requirements to obtain the certificate required under the FSMA Produce Safety Rules. Attending a Grower Produce Safety Certification Course prior to taking this training is recommended but not required.

Information and Registration: Marquette Event Registration

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