Wisconsin Grower Training – Produce Safety Alliance – Portage

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March 15th, 2019


8:00am - 5:00pm




Kristin Krokowski





Inspection of Produce Farms
Through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) will begin inspecting produce farms for compliance with federal food safety regulations this year. The inspections are part of the FDA Food Safety and Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule to better protect public health by focusing food safety efforts on prevention of foodborne illnesses.

In partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, produce growers can prepare their farm for inspections by participating in produce safety training. The training is required for fresh produce growers who must meet the federal produce safety rules. More information about training dates and how to register is available at http://safeproduce.wi.gov

Wisconsin Grower Training
This course is for fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), and co-management of natural resources and food safety. To register for the class visit https://fsmaproducesafety.wiscweb.wisc.edu/registration/

Event Location

Columbia County Public Health
111 E. Mullet Street
Portage, WI 53091