This course is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas Regents public postsecondary institutions. Additional courses may also be eligible for transfer. Please visit a JCCC counselor or the JCCC Registrar's office, and the Transfer Kansas portal to learn more.
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.