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 those with direct responsibility for training harvest workers about food safety practices. Participants will learn and practice techniques for teaching harvest workers what they need to know and do to keep strawberries free from contamination.