Western Growers and AgSafe are hosting a series of two-day workshops in July to assist fresh produce companies in meeting training requirements under the final FDA produce safety rule, “Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption.”

During the first day, participants will have the opportunity to take the Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Growers Training Course. During the second day, they will have the option to receive bilingual training on how to implement the FDA’s produce rule.

Stephanie Metzinger

With hot weather anticipated for the foreseeable future, California Ag employers should be sure that they are in compliance with the state’s Heat Illness Prevention (HIP) standard for outdoor employment before Cal/OSHA pays a visit. In fact, employers in all states would do well to have a Heat Illness Prevention Plan that includes the following:

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