Apr 17, 2018
‘Recall Ready’ workshops for Washington growers to be held in May

Washington growers will have two opportunities to be better prepared for the possibility of potato recalls.

“The United Fresh Recall Ready Workshop is an exclusive education and training service that leverages the expertise of the food industry’s leading professions, in partnership between United Fresh Produce Association, and the legal and communications experts at OFW Law and Watson Green, among the food industry’s leading crisis counseling firms in Washington, D.C.” said the Washington State Potato Commission.

The workshop is a one-day, hands-on training designed to help growers and their companies understand the fundamentals of a product recall, including their rights and responsibilities, the role of FDA or state regulatory agencies, how to limit liability and how to manage customer expectations. Growers will also get an in-depth look at how to effectively communicate to the industry, customers, consumers and the media with the proper communications plan.

Pre-registration is required. Registration and information is available online, including agendas. The registration fee is $70 per person, lunch is provided, and there are 55 spaces available for each of the following workshops:

May 22
Pasco Red Lion, Forest Room
2525 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA  99301

May 23
Des Moines Beach Park, Founder’s Lodge
22030D Cliff Ave S
Des Moines, WA  98198

75 Applewood Dr. Ste. A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345


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