Workshops & Trainings
The Food Science & Technology Extension provides the public and the food industry with workshops and on-site training programs that enable businesses to develop and implement a food safety or HACCP plan tailored to their own operation, minimizing the risk of contamination of their food product by human pathogens.
For a downloadable version of our Training Calendar Brochure, click here.
Sep 6 Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training (Provided by UGA Extension in Partnership with GDA) Who Should Attend: 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. The PSA Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in § 112.22(c) that requires 'At least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm must have successfully completed food safety training at least equivalent to that received under standardized curriculum recognized as adequate by the Food and Drug Administration.' Macon, GA
Oct 9 - Oct 11 Certification for Food Safety Professionals This workshop will cover food safety, sanitation issues, SOPs and SSOPs, personal hygiene, monitoring, verification and validation of HACCP and Preventive Control programs, pathogen control, auditing, trace back and recall plans, and regulatory programs. Athens, GA
Nov 6 - Nov 8 Better Process Control School for Acidified Foods This BPCS is geared specifically for acidified foods and canning in glass; it includes a hands-on training lab for proper use of food safety testing equipment, FDA process filing, and GDA regulations. Athens, GA