Packing House Sanitation Workshops

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This interactive workshop provides fruit and vegetable growers information and tools necessary to develop an effective cleaning and sanitizing program. During this workshop we will go over foundations and hands-on demonstrations of cleaning procedures and verification methods applicable to packing houses.

Topics for the workshop include:

Developing a cleaning and sanitizing program

Equipment and tools needed

Documentation including SOPs and monitoring logs

Training workers/ cleaning crews

References to the Produce Safety Rule and market requirements

Workshop Information

Location Date Time Deadline to register Registration
Mountain Horticultural Research and Extension Center, 455 Research Dr., Mills River, NC 28759 Thursday, March 17, 2022 9:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. March 14, 2022  Click here to register for this workshop via Eventbrite
Horticultural Crops Research Station -Clinton
2450 Faison Highway
Clinton, NC 28328-9501
Thursday, March 31, 2022 9:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. May 18, 2022 Register here


The cost to attend is $50.00 per participant. Registration fee includes all workshop materials and morning/afternoon snacks and lunch. A reduced rate of $25.00 is available for a second participant from the same farm. For promo code contact Chip Simmons at or by calling (919)414-5632.

Full refunds will be given if registration is cancelled 7 days prior to the workshops. No refunds will be offered for late cancellations.

To download the flyer for the workshop at Mills River, NC go to Cleaning and Sanitation Flyer

Written By

Elena Rogers, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionElena RogersArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Fresh Produce Food Safety (Western NC) Call Elena Email Elena Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Horticultural Science
Updated on Apr 28, 2022
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