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PrimusGFS 3.1 Standard Training Workshop

PrimusGFS is a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognized audit scheme for the certification of fresh produce products. Produce growers, packers and processors of fresh-cut produce as well as food safety professionals will benefit when attending this workshop. 

Beginning July 17th, both v3.0 and v3.1 standards are available for use. PrimusGFS v3.1 will become the mandatory version for all audits conducted on and after January 16th, 2020.


Learning Objectives:
  • Explain the general regulations and technical requirements of the PrimusGFS Certification Standard.
  • Review risk assessment plans from the HACCP and FSMA perspectives.
  • Know components of a Food Safety Management System (FSMS), Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Identify potential non-conformances
  • Develop and report corrective actions
Agenda: Download

Who Should Attend:

Those interested in learning about certification under the PrimusGFS Standard for the growing, packing, minimal processing and produce storage operations.


None. This is a basic food safety training.

Related Trainings: PrimusGFS Auditor Training

Classroom Training

Primus GFS Standard Training: In this 3-day course. Attendees participate in interactive exercises, gaining practical knowledge of GAPs, GMPs, associated hazards and risks. Learn to establish control measures, set critical limits and monitoring procedures, and document and verify outcomes. The instructor also offers tips on inspection and audit preparation.

Classroom Price: Contact us for an onsite training proposal

Fees include: instructor-led training, course materials, lunch (live classes) and Certificate of Completion.

Single Day 1: $425

Single Day 2: $425

Single Day 3: $425

All three days: $975

On-site Training

Save on time and travel expenses when you have 6 or more team members for training. SCS trainers can come to your facility or present a live, interactive webinar for your team. Contact us to schedule a private, on-site training at your facility.

Contact Diane Dulmage Training Services Account Manager

Classroom Sessions

Classroom Sessions

Choose REGISTER for pricing. $25 discounts included: early bird, two or more, and bundled courses.

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AgSafe Partnership

A Value-added Benefit for SCS Agriculture Clients

Through complimentary and joint education, training, and service offerings, SCS and AgSafe support growers, packers, distributors, and farm labor contractors, addressing critical issues impacting worker safety, health, human resources, and food safety.