SSA Training Metrics (August 30, 2016 – April 30, 2018)

Training Summary | SSA Courses Held | Domestics SSA Lead Instructors | Sprouters Trained | Regulators Trained

Training Summary

Courses Held

Sprout grower Training and Lead Instructor Combo Courses

2

Lead Instructor Courses

2

Sprout grower Training Courses

14

Sprout grower and Lead Instructor Training Combo Blended Course

1

Sprout grower Training Blended Courses

2

SSA Lead Instructors Trained

SSA Lead Instructor Candidates Trained

28

SSA Lead Instructors Approved

26

International SSA Lead Instructors Approved

4

Sprout Growers Trained

Sprout Companies

74

Individual Sprout Growers Trained

109

Regulators Trained

Federal Regulators Trained

41

State Regulators Trained

52

International Regulators Trained

1

Sprout Retailer Trained

Supermarket chain Food Safety Manager Trained

1

Geographic Distribution of Approved SSA Lead Instructors

Geographic Distribution SSA Trained Sprout Growers

Note: “Sprouter Growers” here means “Sprout companies”, but not individuals.

Geographic Distribution of SSA Trained Regulators

SSA Courses Held

Summary of SSA Lead Instructor Training

Summary of Sprouter Training

Summary of Regulators Taking SSA Training

Domestic SSA Lead Instructors

State

 LI Candidates Trained

Total LI Approved

CA

5

5

CO

1

1

FL

2

2

GA

1

1

KY

1

1

IL

4

4

IN

1

1

MI

1

1

NM

1

1

NV

3

2

NY

1

1

OH

1

1

TN

1

1

TX

1

1

VA

1

1

VT

1

1

WA

1

0

WV

1

1

Total

28

26 


The 30 approved SSA LIs (including the four international LIs) are:

Educators

10

State government officials

7

Consultants

5

Sprout grower/Seed suppliers

4

International consultants

4

SSA LI Candidates Trained in Different States

Sprouter Growers Trained

State

Number of Sprout Operation

Individual Trained

CA

8

16

CO

1

1

FL

7

8

HI

1

2

IA

1

1

IL

9

12

KY

1

1

MA

6

12

MD

4

4

MI

1

1

MN

2

3

NC

2

3

NE

1

1

NJ

2

3

NV

1

3

NY

5

8

OH

3

3

OK

1

1

SC

1

2

TN

2

7

TX

4

5

UT

2

2

VA

4

4

WI

1

1

Canada

2

3

Mexico

1

1

India

1

1

Total

74

109

SSA Trained Sprout Operations

Geographic Distribution of Sprout Growers

Regulators Trained

State Name

Federal Regulators

State Regulators

International Regulators

AZ

0

1

 

CA

6

4

 

CT

0

2

 

FL

2

2

 

GA

1

2

 

HI

1

0

 

IA

0

1

 

ID

0

5

 

IL

5

2

 

IN

0

1

 

KY

2

0

 

MA

2

2

 

MD

10

4

 

MI

1

5

 

MN

3

0

 

NC

0

2

 

OH

2

3

 

PA

2

3

 

SC

1

0

 

TX

1

4

 

UT

0

3

 

VA

0

3

 

WA

2

3

 

Canada

 

 

1

Total

41

52

1

SSA Trained Regulators