FSMA Training

Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training Course

The Ohio Department of Agriculture provides the PSA Grower Training course at no cost to Ohio growers through a FDA CAPs grant.  For more information on the course, including course availability please contact the Matt Fout (614-600-4272; matthew.fout@agri.ohio.gov), Produce and Food Safety Supervisor, ODA Food Safety Division-Fresh Produce.  Additional information on the PSA can be found at the PSA website.

Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) for Human Food Training

The Ohio State University, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences offers FDA-recognized and standardized curriculum that gives participants an overview of the concepts of how to create a Food Safety Plan to comply with the Hazard Analysis and Risk-based Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule.  Please contact Dr. Valente B. Alvarez (614-292-7004)Director of the Food Inovation Center and Professor of the Department of Food Science and Technology or Chuck Yarris (630-717-1110 ext 2003)Quality and Food Safety Director, Quality Chekd for more information on the course, including course availability.