SAG 165   Farm Producer Food Safety (3 Hours)

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to explain the basic legal compliance issues and regulatory agencies regarding food safety and the post-harvest handling of local food products from the farm to market. This course focuses on identifying producer food safety strategies, obstacles, and solutions as well as understanding requirements of FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and USDA GAP criteria. The course includes training modules and certification from the Producer Safety Alliance (PSA). It will provide students with practical methods of application involved with food safety risk assessment and planning on the campus farm as well as other area farms.