20+ experience in Food Safety and Quality at different production plants including confectionery, juice, seafood and fresh produce.
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This presentation was delivered in May 2022 and includes a brief description of USDA NIFA Food Safety Outreach Project #2019-04237, a short overview of current food safety challenges in the U.S., an examination of food safety crises through a strategic communication lens, and an outline of action steps organizations can take to prepare for food safety related crisis communications situations.
A guide developed to help small organizations plan for crises that may affect their organizations. Includes steps to identify stakeholders, inventory of which crisis is likely to impact your organization, and steps to create a crisis communication plan.
Karen Cannon has a Ph.D. in agricultural communication from the University of Florida and focuses her work on bridging communication gaps between agricultural and non-expert audiences, crisis communication in food and agriculture, and the scholarship of teaching and learning in higher education. Prior to earning her doctorate, she worked in public relations roles in public, private, and nonprofit...
This presentation includes four parts: Food Safety: By the Numbers Food Safety: Understanding Consumer Behavior Food Safety: Perspectives about the Food Industry Food Safety: Data Collection & Utilization
An evaluation tool to assess the impact of Preventive Controls for Human Foods (also called PCQI) training to identify additional technical support needs of those impacted by the rule.
These resources will help make your employees follow proper food safety on farm and ensure a safe food production. The videos were made possible in collaboration with CT Department of Ag.
Best practices for outdoor food pantries or blessing boxes- to make sure food stored outside is safe.
Connor (he/him) grew up working in Michigan in agriculture and the food system – from picking weeds in fields, to driving the occasional tractor, working as a butcher, managing green roof installations, co-creating an educational farm, and helping advocate for and design a university food bank. He has spent time in North Carolina leading advocacy around food and energy systems’ impact on climate...
This extension publication highlights important points of contamination and mitigation strategies to reduce food safety risks on vegetable greenhouse production.