Thu, 08/8/2019 - 8:30 am
Thu, 08/8/2019 - 4:30 pm
Rivers Edge Convention Center
10 4th Ave S
Saint Cloud, MN 56301
MDA is a:

45.5620258, -94.1570515


Who should participate?

Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) Retail Food Handlers that need to submit a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plan for review - especially a Wild Game HACCP Plan - and are looking for assistance with developing their plan.

What can you expect to do in the workshop?

The workshop will be an opportunity to work on your HACCP plan and any associated variance applications. Retail Consultants who review all of the HACCP plans and variance requests for the Retail Food Handlers will be available for questions and to provide feedback. HACCP plan and variance application templates will be available on site.

How much does the registration cost?

The cost of the registration is $0. Lunch will not be provided, but participants are free to leave and get lunch as desired.

What do I need to bring?

Bring a laptop, any previously approved, denied, or draft HACCP plans and variance applications or, recipes for the products under HACCP and the equipment used in the process.


Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event please contact Minnesota Department of Agriculture HACCP and Variance team at 651-201-6194 or email or through the Minnesota Relay Service at 711 as soon as possible.

Registrations is limited to 25 establishments, each establishment may have 2 individuals attend

Space in this workshop is limited and will be given on first come first serve basis. Filling out the registration form does not guarantee a spot at the workshop. After your registration is received we will send you a confirmation notice advising if you received a spot at this workshop or if you have been added to a waitlist. Registration closes 7/31/2019.