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GLFWC to host HAACP training course

Press Release

Great Lakes Fish & Wildlife Comm.

This training is for fishermen, processors, regulatory personnel, and others to identify and evaluate food safety risks, learn seafood rules and regulations, and how to develop a HACCP plan for the safe handling and processing, including smoking and freezing, of seafood and seafood products, including treaty harvested fish, that will be sold commercially. After completing the three-day course, participants will receive a HACCP Certification from the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO).

Where: Legendary Waters Resort & Casino 37600 Onigamiing Drive, Red Cliff, WI 54814

When: November 1-3, 2022

Registration & Hotel: Contact Laurie White at 715-292-8726 or lwhite@glifwc.org by October 25

Where: Bay Mills Resort & Casino, 11386 West Lakeshore Drive, Brimley, MI 49715

When: December 13-15, 2022

Registration & Hotel: Contact Laurie White at 715-292-8726 or lwhite@glifwc.org by December 6

GLIFWC will pay the $155 HACCP Registration fee (which includes the course book), provide hotel rooms, and food and mileage reimbursements* for the following qualified participants:

• Any Lake Superior commercial fisherman licensed by Red Cliff, Bad River, Keweenaw Bay or Bay Mills.

• Adult family members of any Red Cliff, Bad River, Keweenaw Bay or Bay Mills licensed fisherman currently working at a family's fish shop.

• Any enrolled member from any GLIFWC member tribe (i.e. enrolled members of Fond du Lac, Mille Lacs, Red Cliff, Bad River, St. Croix, Lac Courte Oreilles, Lac du Flambeau, Sokaogon, Lac Vieux Desert, Keweenaw Bay, and Bay Mills). This includes subsistence fishermen and those active in harvesting and processing fish.

• The costs for Tribal fisheries and conservation staff of GLIFWC member tribes may also be covered.

Participants must attend all three days to obtain the HACCP certificate and have their travel costs reimbursed by GLIFWC. *After participants complete the three-day class, they will sign a GLIFWC travel form for mileage and per diem (meals) reimbursement based on Federal GSA rates.