Date: May 09, 2019

Western Growers (WG) is hosting a Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Growers Training Course. This course is one way to fulfill the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule requirement, which states that “at least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm must have successfully completed food safety training at least equivalent to that received under standardized curriculum recognized as adequate by the Food and Drug Administration.”

Trainers will discuss produce safety best practices, outline key parts of the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement, and cover topics including the following:

  • Worker Health, Hygiene, and Training
  • Wildlife, Domesticated Animals, and Land Use
  • Postharvest Handling and Sanitation
  • How to Develop a Farm Food Safety Plan
  • Soil Amendments; and Agricultural Water

Members of Western Growers will receive a discounted price.

Event Details

PSA Grower Training- Bakersfield

Date: June 13, 2019

Location: Training Center at PAS Associates

1401 19th Street

Bakersfield, CA 93301

Cost:  WG Members: $275.00

Others: $350.00


  • Sonia Salas, Western Growers
  • Donna Pahl Clements, Produce Safety Alliance

Registration Details: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Registration includes training materials and certificate, light breakfast, snacks and lunch.

WG Staff Contact

Sonia Salas
Assistant Vice President, Food Safety, Science & Technology

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