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FSMA Produce Safety Rule/Produce Safety Alliance ApprovedĀ Grower Training Course and RI GAP Training

March 21 and 22, 2018
8:30 am through 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline Monday, March 5, 2018
Coastal Institute, Narragansett Bay Campus
Graduate School of Oceanography
218 South Ferry Road, Narragansett, RI 02882

RI FSMA Produce Safety Course Announcement and Registration Form – March 2018

For more information, please contact Lori Pivarnik at 401-874-2972 or by email at pivarnik@uri.edu.

Questions? Comments?

Contact Dr. Lori Pivarnik or Nicole Richard at urifoodafety@etal.uri.edu for assistance.

Programs Offered

Lead or Supervisory instructors for the following regulatory compliance workshops:

  • Seafood Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Meat and Poultry HACCP
  • Produce Safety
  • Preventive Controls for Human Food

Other Food Safety Trainings/Workshops:

  • RI Good Agricultural Practices (RI GAP) – offered in conjunction with the Produce Safety Classes
  • Home Gardener GAP
  • Home Food Preservation
    • 2-day, 3 hours/day, hands-on
    • 2-hour, on-site, demonstration
    • 1 hour lecture only
  • Volunteer Food Service Worker
  • Farmers Market Managers and/or Vendors
  • Processing Food for Sale from your On-farm Residential Kitchen – for farmers who have or want to procure a RI Farm Home Food Manufacture License

Other food safety presentations could be available upon request.

Other Resources

URI Outreach Center Gardening and Environmental Hotline
Available Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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