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The Produce Safety Alliance officially launched its in-person training programs in September of 2016. A summary of the latest course and participant data is shown below. To access the current or historical detailed reports, please use the links on the left to request the PDF. The Produce Safety Alliance does not share individual course participant information. 

Totals Through June 30, 2022

Number of Train-the-Trainer Courses Held

  • 119 Total
  • 94 Domestic Hosted
    • 77 In-Person
    • 17 Remote
  • 25 International Hosted
    • 24 In-Person
    • 1 Remote

Number of Train-the-Trainer Course Participants

  • 3,449 Total
  • 2,407 Domestic Hosted
    • 2,159 In-Person; 26 average course size
    • 248 Remote; 15 average course size
  • 1,042 International Hosted
    • 1,024 In-Person; 43 average course size
    • 18 Remote

Number of Grower Training Courses Held

  • 3,626 Total
  • 2,416 Domestic Hosted
    • 1,843 In-Person
    • 535 Remote
    • 38 Online
  • 1,210 International Hosted
    • 868 In-Person
    • 342 Remote

Number of Grower Training Course Participants

  • 77,518 Total
  • 47,559 Domestic Hosted
    • 39,065 In-Person; 20 average course size
    • 7,956 Remote; 15 average course size
    • 538 Online; 14 average course size
  • 29,959 International Hosted
    • 23,772 In-Person; 25 average course size
    • 6,187 Remote; 18 average course size

Where PSA Courses Have Been Hosted

  • Train-the-Trainer Courses
    • In-Person
      • 35 States Domestically
      • 11 Countries Internationally
    • Remote
      • 3 States Domestically
      • 1 Country Internationally
  • Grower Training Courses
    • In-Person
      • 50 States & 2 Territories Domestically
      • 23 Countries Internationally
    • Remote
      • 44 States & 2 Territories Domestically
      • 15 Countries Internationally

PSA Trainers

  • 2,896 Total
  • 2,041 Domestic Trainers located in 50 States & 4 Territories
  • 855 International Trainers located in 28 Countries

PSA Lead Trainers

  • 498 Total
  • 280 Domestic Trainers located in 49 States & 1 Territory
  • 218 International Trainers located in 19 Countries

Please note that not all course and participant data may be reflected in the report. As courses conclude, there may be a lag in training hosts returning course data or entering this data into the database shared with the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO). 

If you have any questions about the PSA's outreach or training activities, please contact Donna Clements