Saturday, March 29, 2014

“Building Your Own Farm’s Food Safety Manual”

Food Safety Workshop 
 “Building Your Own Farm’s Food Safety Manual” 
 Monday, April 21, 2014 
Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center, 
2142 Shealy Drive • PO Box 110225 • Gainesville, FL 32611-0225

The University of Florida/IFAS Extension is offering a one-day workshop to help growers actually develop their own food safety manuals!! When you complete this one day workshop, you will have built the main parts of your own food safety manual. The class will be held at the Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center in Gainesville, FL. 

Topics to be Discussed:

  • General Information 
  • Site Selection 
  • Adjacent land Use 
  • Fertilizer Usage 
  • Water Usage 
  • Field Sanitation 
  • Reviews of Food Safety Plans 
  • Self-Audits 
  • Preparing for a Third Party Audit 

For registration and a complete itinerary please see the flyer. Registration for the workshop ends April 18. Please note while registration ends April 18, the class is limited to the first 20 farms and early registration is advisable to secure a spot. For more information please contact Aparna Gazula at 352 – 955 - 2402 or