Monday, May 18, 2015

Food Safety Workshop Tomorrow

Food Safety Workshop Tomorrow!

The UF/IFAS Food Science and Human Nutrition team and Extension Agents will be presenting important information regarding proposed rules and what growers/packers need to know.  You will receive a certificate of training at the end of the workshop.

Online registration is open until 2:00pm today.  Walk-ins are welcomed. However, we can only take cash or check at the door. Checks should be made out to “Manatee County Friends of Extension” Late registrations are not guaranteed lunch. I hope to see you tomorrow.


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Food Safety Update for Fruit and Vegetable Growers


Please join us for a Food Safety Update for Fruit and Vegetable producers. Participants will receive a certificate for completing the class. Lunch will be provided.


Location: Manatee County Cooperative Extension Service

1303 17th St West

Palmetto, FL 34221


May 19th, 2015

9:00 am – 4:30 pm


  8:30 –   9:00              Registration


  9:00 –   9:30              Welcome, Introductions, and Pre-test            Crystal Snodgrass


  9:30 – 10:15              FSMA Update: PSA and FSPCA                   Travis Chapin


  10:15 – 11:00            Preharvest Water Microbiology                      Michelle Danyluk


  11:00 – 11:15            Break


  11:15 – 12:00            Postharvest Water Microbiology                    Keith Schneider


  12:00 –   1:00            Lunch


  1:00 –   1:45              Handwashing and Hygiene                             Crystal Snodgrass & Alicia Whidden


  1:45 –   2:30              Audit Updates                                                 RenĂ©e Goodrich Schneider


  2:30 –   2:45              Break


  2:45 –   3:30              Food Safety FAQ’s                                         Crystal Snodgrass
                                                                                                            & Alicia Whidden


  3:30 –   4:15              Building your own food safety program         Cami McAvoy


  4:15 –   4:30              Post-test, Wrap up, Evaluations                     Alicia Whidden


Please e-mail or call Crystal at or (941)722-4524

For registration assistance please call Veronica at (941)722-4524






Crystal Snodgrass, M.S.

Extension Agent II, Manatee County

University of Florida IFAS Extension

Manatee County Government

1303 17th Street West | Palmetto, FL 34221

Phone: (941) 722-4524 ext. 229

Fax: (941) 721-6796




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