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Workshops & Trainings

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.

Spring 2020 Registrations for Meat & Poultry HACCP and Starting a New Food Business will be honored. Please contact ashama@uga.edu for more information. 


Upcoming Events
  • Nov 4 CANCELLED: FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Foods Pt. 2 The FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act requires each FDA registered, food facility to designate a Preventive Control Qualified Individual (PCQI). This individual is responsible for the development, oversight, and management of the Food Safety Plan and is required to have training and experience that exceeds existing HACCP-based systems. To receive the training necessary to become a PCQI, individuals will need to attend Part 1 and Part 2 of this course.
    • Virtual Event
  • Nov 9 - Nov 10 Produce Safety Alliance Virtual Grower Training The course will include remote delivery over two days. Each day, trainers will spend approximately four hours of instruction time covering content contained in these seven modules: · Introduction to produce safety · Worker health and hygiene · Soil amendments · Wildlife, domesticated animals and land use · Agricultural water (production and postharvest water) · Postharvest handling and sanitation · How to develop a farm food safety plan
    • Virtual Event
  • Nov 15 - Nov 16 POSTPONED TO JANUARY: Bridging the GAPs: Approaches for Treating Preharvest Agricultural Water On-Farm 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. Come for two ½ day virtual sessions with extension specialists across the Southeast 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.
    • Virtual Event
Starting a New Food Business Workshop
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Food Safety Document Development For Small Food Processors: FSMA Compliance & COVID-19 Preparedness

Recorded January 26, 2021.