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South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hosting Food Safety Training

South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Hugh Weathers, Commissioner
Media Contact: Aaron Wood, 803-734-2210,


COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is hosting a food safety training for farmers to prepare them for Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Handling Practices (GHP) certifications on Monday, June 23 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Phillips Market Center at the State Farmers Market.

The training will include a food safety overview, detailed visual examples of the dos and don’ts of on-farm food safety practices and a review of the audit checklist for GAP/GHP Certifications.

Those interested in attending must RSVP to Matthew Wannamaker at or 803-737-4373 by Monday, June 16. The State Farmers Market is located at 3483 Charleston Hwy., West Columbia.

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