Food Safety Training for Iowa Farmers

Starting in late fall of 2017, Iowa State University will be offering Produce Safety Alliance workshops designed to comply with the produce safety training requirements of the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

Who are the trainings designed for?

Why should you attend?

“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.” See 21 CFR 112.22(c).

What will the trainings cover?

The course material will be presented by ISU staff and other qualified experts. The training will last approximately 7 hours and will include 7 training modules:

What is the cost to attend?

ISU is offering the trainings at a cost of $20 per person, including training manual, AFDO certificate, and lunch.

IFU has a limited number of stipends available to help defray the costs of attending – please contact us to see if you may be eligible for financial assistance.

For more information, contact: