Essentials of Produce Safety: eLearning Course

Course Length: 8 Hours

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) partnered with Alchemy, the world’s leader in food safety training, to create a turnkey certificate program, Fresh Ed, for the produce industry. The first online course in this program is Essentials of Produce Safety. This eLearning course is designed to help you manage produce safety risks within your operation while providing you with the latest best practices. An affordable online option for businesses of all sizes.


  • Optimizes the time used for learning
  • Creates a common vocabulary to facilitate cultural change
  • Increases efficiency by minimizing time lost to produce safety incidents
  • Establishes facility best practices and encourages their implementation


Module 1:
  • Course Introduction
Module 2:
  • The Basics

Module 3:
  • Foundational Programs
Module 4:
  • Structural Programs

Module 5:
  • Hazard Assessment
Module 6:
  • FSMA
Module 7:
  • Sanitation
Module 8:
  • Microbial Testing

Module 9:
  • Course Summary

Who Should Register?

Essentials of Produce Safety benefits employees in the produce industry, especially individuals in charge of creating and implementing safety plans, such as:

  • Employees in FDA-regulated Facilities
  • Product Procurement Directors
  • Quality Assurance Managers
  • Field Supervisors
  • Operations Directors
  • Sanitation Supervisors
  • Produce Safety Managers
  • Field Scouts
  • Produce Safety Personnel
  • Produce Growers
  • Food Service Operators



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