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South Carolina Department of Agriculture to Host Food Safety Training

Columbia, SC - The South Carolina Department of Agriculture will host food safety training for farmers to prepare for Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Handling Practices (GHP) on Tuesday, December 13, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the South Carolina Farm Bureau office in Cayce, SC.

The training will include a food safety overview, updates on the Food Safety Modernization Act, information on the SC Farm to Institution program, a presentation from Clemson University Food Safety Specialist, detailed visual examples of the dos and don’ts of on-farm food safety practices, a review of the audit checklist for GAP/GHP, and instructions for preparing a standard operating procedures manual.

Registration is required by contacting SCDA at 803-734-2224 or registering online at The SC Farm Bureau office is located at 724 Knox Abbott Dr., Cayce, SC.

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