Friday, November 18, 2011

Dec. 8 Food Safety Workshop

Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs): Developing a Food Safety Program for Vegetable and Fruit Growers/Packers

Location: Gulf Coast Research and Education Center

14625 CR 672 Wimauma, FL 33598
Thursday, December 8

8:30 am – 4:30 pm


Presented by: University of Florida Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, Manatee County Extension Service, and Hillsborough County Extension Service. 


This program is intended for fruit and vegetable growers/packers large and small. Information to be presented will include GAPs training, food safety updates, audit information, recordkeeping and resources.  A certificate of completion will be presented at the end of the class for pre-registered attendees.  This class will satisfy the annual training requirement for Florida tomato growers but will be useful to growers of all commodities. Detailed agenda to follow. 




**Please Note if the minimum number of tickets is not reached, the event will be cancelled and you will be issued a refund. 


Registration Fee: $60.00 includes lunch and class workbook.

Register online here:

For help with registration please contact Jennifer at or 941-722-4524



Crystal Snodgrass, M.S.
Extension Agent I, Vegetables

Agriculture & Extension Service
Community Services Department
Manatee County Government
University of Florida IFAS Extension
941-722-4524, Ext. 230
Fax: 941-721-6796


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