GAPs Training -- Understanding Food Safety on the Farm
December 9, 2022
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
CCE Yates County, Yates County Office Building
417 Liberty St
Penn Yan, NY 14527
HostCCE Yates County and Cornell Vegetable Program
email Robert Hadad
Join the Cornell Vegetable Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension for a workshop that will provide you with the why's behind food safety recommendations along with practical, farm-based ideas to improve food safety on your farm.
We'll cover manure management, packing house cleaning and sanitizing, water testing, and other topics which have big impacts on produce quality and safety.
Going through a GAPs Audit? This class will provide you with a food safety training course!
Cost: $5 (a pizza lunch is included).
Registration: Contact CCE Yates at 315-536-5123.
For more information about the topics of the meeting, contact Robert Hadad.
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