On Farm Food Safety Food Quality
Multi-Commodity Fruit & Vegetable Workshop

Below is the information on the last session put off by the Hort Council. This information will be updated wnen our next session is confirmed.



EAST COAST (St.John's)
Tuesday & Wednesday April 13/14 2010

WEST COAST (Corner Brook)
Wednesday & Thursday April 28/29 2010

CENTRAL (Gander)
Wednesday & Thursday May 5/6 2010 

 
AGENDA 

Day 1

8:30am - 8:45am: Welcome & Registration 

8:45am:
  • Introduction
  • Background
  • Scope
  • Purpose 
  • Food Safety Map for Horticulture 
  • How to Use the Manual 
  • Glossary 
  • Farm Information 

10:30am - 10:45am: Nutrition Break 

10:45am:
  • Premises 
    • Production & Packaging 
  • Commercial Fertilizers 
  • Compost and Manure 
  • Mulch and Row Cover 
  • Agricultural Chemicals 
  • Agricultural Water 

12:30pm - 1:30pm: Nutrition Break 

1:30pm:  
  • Equipment 
    • Production, Packaging Sites & Buildings 
  • Cleaning & Maintenance Materials 
  • Waste Management 
  • Personal Hygiene Facilities 
  • Employee Training 
  • Visitor Protocols 

3:00pm:
  • Pest Control Program 
  • Water (for fluming and/or cleaning) 
  • Packaging Materials
  • Growing and Harvesting 
  • Sorting, Grading and Packing 
  • Storage of Products

Day 2 

8:30am:
  • Transportation 
  • Production and Packaging Site 
  • Identification and Traceability
  • Deviations and Crisis Management 

10:30am - 10:45am: Nutrition Break 

10:45am: On-Farm Food Safety Manual Review 
  • Compendium of Food Safety Forms Index 
  • To-do-List 
12:30pm - 1:30pm: Nutrition Break 

1:30pm: Labelling Requirements (CFIA) 

2:30pm: Food Premises Regulations ( GSC) 

3:00pm - 3:15pm: Nutrition Break 

3:15pm: Questions and Wrap Up 
  • Workshop Evaluations 
  • Training Certificates
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