Produce Safety Alliance Course and Trainer Reports

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 September 30, 2022

Number of Train-the-Trainer Courses Held

  • 122 Total
  • 97 Domestic Hosted
    • 78 In-Person
    • 19 Remote
  • 25 International Hosted
    • 24 In-Person
    • 1 Remote

Number of Train-the-Trainer Course Participants

  • 3,486 Total
  • 2,444 Domestic Hosted
    • 2,171 In-Person; 25 average course size
    • 273 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

  • 3,742 Total
  • 2,473 Domestic Hosted
    • 1,866 In-Person
    • 566 Remote
    • 41 Online
  • 1,269 International Hosted
    • 892 In-Person
    • 377 Remote

Number of Grower Training Course Participants

  • 79,707 Total
  • 48,230 Domestic Hosted
    • 39,288 In-Person; 21 average course size
    • 8,362 Remote; 15 average course size
    • 580 Online; 14 average course size
  • 30,477 International Hosted
    • 24,762 In-Person; 25 average course size
    • 6,715 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

  • 2,925 Total
  • 2,070 Domestic Trainers located in 50 States & 4 Territories
  • 855 International Trainers located in 28 Countries

PSA Lead Trainers

  • 505 Total
  • 281 Domestic Trainers located in 49 States & 1 Territory
  • 224 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 dmp274 [at] cornell.edu (subject: PSA%20Outreach) (Donna Clements)