Chad Carter is a Food Systems and Safety Associate with Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service. He is a certified Produce Safety Alliance lead trainer for Produce Safety Rule Grower Trainings and leads this initiative for South Carolina in collaboration with the South Carolina Department of Agriculture and the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association. He holds Food Safety Modernization Act Preventive Controls Qualified Individual Certifications for both Human and Animal Food Regulations. He also assists as a trainer for these certifications. He works across South Carolina with small to medium-sized growers and food processors on produce and manufactured food safety, post-harvest handling, value added processing, Good Agricultural and Good Manufacturing Practices, and hygienic facility design. Before focusing on food safety regulations, Chad had a nearly 20-year career as a Chef, working in locations from a Biological Field Research Station in Colorado to Fine Dining in Charleston. He graduated from Clemson University with a master’s degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition in 2015. Chad joined the Clemson Food Systems and Safety team in 2016 and is passionate about helping South Carolina producers bring a safe product to market.
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