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OMAFRA offering online food safety workshops


November 2, 2011
By By Janice LeBoeuf OMAFRA

Topics

November 2, 2011 – Reduce
your risk of food contamination and expand your customer base by putting in
place a food safety program.

November 2, 2011 – Reduce
your risk of food contamination and expand your customer base by putting in
place a food safety program.

The Ontario Ministry of
Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)
is keeping producers up-to-date on
the latest food safety practices. Join these online workshops from the comfort
of your home or business. All you need is the Internet and a phone connection.

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November 25, 2011 –
Hygiene and Sanitation

10:30 am – 12:00 noon
Learn how to implement a
worker hygiene program and a building and equipment sanitation program, with
good agricultural practices that you can customize for your farm operation.

February 14, 2011 – Pre
and Post Harvest Water Use

10:30 am – 12:00 noon
A pre and post harvest
water use program is an important step in reducing risks of produce
contamination. Evaluate your risks and learn how to construct and monitor a
water sanitizing program.

Register today!  Call 1-877-424-1300 or register online
at http://omafra.webex.com.