"Wash Pack School" Worshop CANCELLED due to low registration numbers- to be rescheduled at a later date
March 17, 2020
8:30am - 3:30pm
Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension
12690 Rt 31
Albion, NY 14411
Registration : $25.00
(addl attendee $25.00 ea.)
there is a limit of 2 people per farm for this workshop
HostLake Ontario Fruit Program
email Craig Kahlke
This meeting will benefit apple packinghouse managers as well as vegetable farms of all sizes that are washing and packing their own produce. Topics will include a brief review of produce safety, in-depth review of cleaning, sanitizing and drying best practices, an introduction to hygienic design principles, and several hands on exercises to reinforce the workshop concepts.
This all day meeting will benefit apple packinghouse managers as well as vegetable farms of all sizes that are washing andacking their own produce. The Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University, the University of Vermont, CCE Cornell Vegetable Program, and CCE Lake Ontario Fruit Program are hosting a workshop on Cleaning, Sanitizing and Hygienic Design. This one-day workshop will include:
• A brief review of produce safety
• Presentations focused on cleaning, sanitizing and drying best practices
• An introduction to hygienic design principles
• Several hands-on exercises to reinforce cleaning, sanitizing and hygienic design concepts
Due to space a maximum of 2 people per farm/organization limit is in place.
Location: The workshop will take place at:Orleans County Fairgrounds, 12690 State Rte 31,Albion, NY 14411
Cost: The course is subsidized by several state and federal grants* and is being offered at a reduced cost of $25 per participant. We will provide lunch as well as several resources related to the topics reviewed during the workshop.
Registration: March 17 date CANCELLED due to low registration numbers. Rescheduling will be attempted at a later date.
Questions or to preregister please contact: Craig Kahlke, CCE Lake Ontario Fruit Program, email@example.com, 585.735.5448 or Robert Hadad, CCE Cornell Vegetable Program, firstname.lastname@example.org, 585.739.4065.
*Projects supporting this workshop include the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Specialty Crop Block Grant agreement no. C00198GG; USDA-NIFA Food Safety and Outreach Program award no. 2016-70020-25792; USDA-NIFA Specialty Crop Research Initiative award no. 2016-51181-25402; FDA NECAFS Special Project Grants Program award no. 1R01FD005686.
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