What is the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and How Could It Impact Your Farm?

Are you a grower or producer interested in learning more about food safety on your farm? If so, please join us for an introduction to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. This session will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Knox/Lincoln Counties Cooperative Extension Office, 377 Manktown Road, Waldoboro, Maine 04572. The venue phone number is 207.832.0343.

This introductory session, sponsored by the Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Knox-Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District, and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension will address produce safety, farm food safety best practices, and upcoming regulations. Dr. David Handley, from the University of Maine’s Highmoor Farm, will be our presenter. Handley is an Extension Vegetable and Small Fruit Specialist with over 30 years of experience in the field. This will be a valuable information session for all those wanting to improve food safety on their farm.

This event is free and open to the public. Please preregister by sending an email to Aaron Englander. For more information, you may contact Aaron at the above email or Mark Hutchinson at 207.832.0343.