Center for Agriculture and Food Security and Preparedness (CAFSP)

Web Course

Produce Safety Rule


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This course will provide participants the necessary background information and knowledge of the provisions and requirements for produce to support inspections covered by the Produce Safety Rules.


The cost for this web course is $100.00US or you can choose three (3) courses for $250.00US.


The course is a self-paced, web-based course. During this course, participants will gain background information and knowledge of the Produce Safety Rule to support produce inspections. Topics will include background information, requirements under the Produce Safety Rule, preventive controls, routes of contamination, and record keeping requirements. At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to describe relevant requirements of the Produce Safety Rule that apply to produce farms.

Target Audience

The target audience for this course is industry and federal, state, tribal, territorial and local food inspectors.  

Course Progression

The entire course should take about 5 hours to complete and may be completed at the participant’s own pace. Participants must complete the entire course before taking the course post-test.

This self-paced course will be delivered using PowerPoint-style presentations designed by content experts, video scenarios for participant review, interactive activities in each module and other resources for participants to review.

A multiple choice post-test will be administered at the end of the course. The post-test will be available to participants who complete the entire course. A minimum score of 70% is required for passing and to permit participants to download the completion certificate.

Technical Requirements

Operating System



Pop-up Blockers

Windows 8, 8.1

IE 9 or above

MS office viewer (Word, PPT, Excel)




Adobe PDF Reader 8 or above



Google Chrome

Macromedia Flash Player 9 or above


Mac OS X


Adobe PDF Reader for Mac




Macromedia Flash Player 9 or above


  Google Chrome    


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