Introduction to Food Safety - SAL2017

February 21 2017

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Salinas, CA

The California Strawberry Commission’s Food Safety Certificate Program, now in its third year, focuses on five subject areas delivered in four class meetings. Strawberry employees that participate satisfactorily in all four classes will obtain the Food Safety Certificate. In addition, for those who have completed the Food Safety Certificate, a new class, Food Safety Leadership, will be offered for continuing education. All classes are conducted in Spanish and require speaking, reading and writing in Spanish.

For first-line leaders who directly supervise harvest workers. Participants learn Good Agricultural Practices that harvest workers must follow to keep strawberries free from contamination. Participants learn how to convey the importance of these practices and give feedback to co-workers about food safety behavior.

Registration Deadline: February 17, 2017

Register for classes at the following link:
Workshop location will be provided upon registration confirmation.

For questions or more information: Contact Yarely Corona at 831.724.1301 or

Note: All items are subject to discussion and possible action. The location listed above is accessible to the public for purposes of participating in the meeting. Special accommodations will be made for physically handicapped, vision or hearing impaired persons, or special dietary needs, upon request. If accommodation is required, please contact Sofia Hernandez at 831.724.1301, fax 831.724.5973,,