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This International HACCP Alliance accredited course will discuss produce safety, Good Manufacturing Practices, and how to develop food safety programs based on the core principles of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP). The course will be offered February 29th-March 1st, 2024 at the Tift County Extension Office.

Fruit and vegetable growers are continually assessing their operations to determine where they can limit risk and increase productivity. As a result, many have expressed interest in learning more about how on-farm preharvest water treatment systems work and how they may fit within their current setup. Join this virtual training to learn about different approaches to treating water on-farm; how to implement these systems to meet requirements of the Produce Safety Rule; and how to verify that the system is operating as intended. There are two upcoming course dates: April 10th-11th (1-5 PM) and May 29th-30th (1-5 PM). Both courses will be offered online via Zoom.

This 2.5-day course has been designed to meet the USDA’s training requirements and is accredited by the International HACCP Alliance. Interspersed between the lectures are hands-on breakout groups and exercises geared to the meat industry to provide the attendee a more in-depth knowledge of developing and monitoring a HACCP food safety plan. The upcoming workshop will be offered on April 23th-25th, 2024 at the UGA Food Science Building in Athens, GA.

To register for a workshop, please go to the Extension Food Science Workshop e-Store. For more information on UGA Extension Food Science and Technology workshops and services, please refer to our Extension and Outreach website or contact efs@uga.edu.