Experienced Produce Safety Manager with a demonstrated history of working in higher education and in government administration. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Fundraising, Leadership, Training, Public Speaking and Research. Strong research professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Learning Design and Technology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
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The intent of the exercise is for PSA trainees to gain experience in calculating and working through exemptions and exclusion scenarios using fictional farms. This activity should be incorporated into PSA Module 1 and used in conjunction with “Are you in or are you out?” supplemental PSA PowerPoint.
This exercise is focused on the risks associated with wildlife and domesticated animal intrusion in areas with covered produce. The intent of the exercise is for PSA trainees to think through various harvest and post-harvest scenarios and consider implications related to produce safety in the context of real production environments.
Demonstration of a farm scale model for assessing environmental hazards on produce growing operations.
A question and answer session on the Produce Safety Rule and what it means for your agricultural operation including worker training requirements.
This video describes how to operate farm vehicles with produce safety in mind, minimizing the risk of cross contamination and keeping your fresh produce products safe.
Julius Kolawole - Director and Cofounder of the African Alliance of Rhode Island (AARI). He is responsible for the operation of AARI's core programs: Food-Art-Culture-Health. He established urban community garden for AARI in 2009 and currently runs six urban gardens in South Providence. For the past eight years, Julius continue to lead the AARI Urban gardening, specializing in growing,...
Dan Fillius is an Extension Specialist with Iowa State University Extension & Outreach, specializing in Produce Safety. He currently also manages a vegetable farm growing an assortment of Organic produce. Dan has knowledge of all aspects of produce production from his 14 years of experience growing produce commercially on farms ranging in size from 1 acre to 250 acres.
In a unique joint appointment between Kansas State University and the University of Missouri, Londa (Vanderwal) Nwadike serves as State Extension Food Safety Specialist for both Kansas and Missouri. She works with county/district Extension agents and other stakeholders in both states to develop programming and resources in food safety, focusing on consumer, produce grower, and farmer's...