Information on mushroom farm management and budgeting, including the impact of the mushroom industry on the environment, keeping good employees and understanding the new labor laws.
The Preventive Controls for Human Foods Regulation requires food companies to develop and implement a risk-based Food Safety Plan.
This course will cover the impact of the Food Safety Modernization Act on mushroom growing and packing operations.
Last year, Pennsylvania farms produced more than 577 million pounds of white button mushrooms, which accounted for nearly $560 million in sales.
David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.
Growers must use the mushroom's ability to consume organic materials discarded by man, to help control pollution in modern society.