Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) vs Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)
This information session will review key parts of the FSMA Produce Safety Rule, including which farmers will need to come under compliance. We will also discuss when and how to use GAP certification to benefit your farm business. There will be time for questions and discussion, so participants should come prepared to share their produce safety questions.
- Fruit growers
- Vegetable growers
- Individuals required to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement as outlined in Section 112.22(c)
- Individuals interested in learning about the FSMA, particularly in regards to produce safety
- Individuals interested in learning about GAP, particularly in regards to produce safety
Attendees will learn the basics of FSMA and GAPs and how they differ.
Luke LaBorde, Ph.D., Lee Stivers