Media promote produce safety course for growers
The Bangor Daily News, Morning Ag Clips, Turner Publishing and Centralmaine.com promoted a two-part University of Maine Cooperative Extension safety course, Produce Safety Alliance grower training, which will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 5–6 and again Dec. 11 and Dec. 18. Training topics include foundational farm food safety best practices and coordinated management information based on Food Safety Mordernization Act (FSMA) requirements. Participants who complete the course are eligible for the FSMA certificate that may be required for farm compliance. More information is available online.