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Online food safety workshop for producers


January 19, 2012
By OMAFRA

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January
19, 2012 – Farmers can reduce their risk of food contamination and expand their customer base
by putting in place a food safety program.

January
19, 2012 – Farmers can reduce their risk of food contamination and expand their customer base
by putting in place a food safety program.

OMAFRA
is here to help keep producers up to date on the latest food safety practices. Producers can join these no charge, online workshops from the comfort of their home or
business. All they need is access to the Internet and a phone connection.

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Pre and Post Harvest Water Use
– Tuesday, February 14, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm (noon)

Did you
know that water can carry germs from dirty produce to clean produce? A pre and
post harvest water use program is an important step in reducing risks. During
this workshop, risks will be evaluated and there will be discussion involving how to construct and monitor a
water-sanitizing program. 

Call
1-877-424-1300 or register online at www.ontario.ca/foodsafety

Registration
closes the day prior to each workshop. A confirmation email will be sent
following registration with the online presentation and teleconference details.

Additional
Opportunities:

  • Mix and
    Match Workshops – Select from a range of food safety topics to create a
    workshop day tailored to a producer organizations’ specific needs.
  • One on
    One Sessions – Review and discuss specific food safety plans and issues
    directly with a food safety advisor in Guelph.

For
more information on Mix and Match Workshops or One on One Sessions, call 1-877-424-1300
 or email advantage@ontario.ca.