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Food Safety Resource #1080
Added by Katelynn Stull • Last updated June 22, 2022
Author: Yeqi Zhao and Olivia Haley
Type: Fact Sheets
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Ag Water (Preharvest), Ag Water (Postharvest)
State: KS, MO

This reference guide outlines what agricultural water is, the difference between preharvest and postharvest water, and determination of water quality. It also guides growers through interpreting their water test results.

Food Safety Resource #1079
Added by Chris Callahan • Last updated June 22, 2022
Author: C. Callahan, B. Mitchell, P. Tocco, A. Chamberlin
Type: Add-on / Supplemental Educational Material, Fact Sheets
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation

There may be situations when a “dry” approach to cleaning and sanitizing makes more sense. - Introducing water to a produce line or other food contact surface that is generally dry can introduce new hazards. - Not all cleaning needs to include water. - Handling and packing areas that are generally dry, may benefit from “dry” cleaning. - Brushes, brooms, & vacuums may be used to complete...

Food Safety Resource #1078
Added by Semra Fetahovic • Last updated June 16, 2022
Author: Amanda Lindahl
Type:
Topic: Food Safety Plan, Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF)
State: KS

This is the food safety plan for Juniper Gardens Training Farm, home of the New Roots for Refugees program in Kansas City, KS. This plan was written in 2021.

Food Safety Resource #1077
Added by Joanna Kahvedjian • Last updated June 16, 2022
Type: People
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)
State: WI

​Joanna Kahvedjian Program and Policy Analyst ​Joanna's position comes with a lot of variety, including: Developing and providing progress reports to leadership, analyzing processes and creating standard operating procedures, coordinating communications between DATCP and the Produce Safety Advisory Council, and maintaining the statewide farm inventory. This work involves close...

Food Safety Resource #1075
Added by Chip Simmons • Last updated June 15, 2022
Type: People
Topic: General (PCHF), Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Preventive Controls (PCs), Food Safety Plan, General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Soil Amendments, Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use, Ag Water (Preharvest), Ag Water (Postharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Food Safety Plans, Record Keeping, Traceability
State: NC

My background is in environmental and public health microbiology with research focusing on the development and implementation of methods to detect and quantify bacterial, viral, and parasitic pathogens and indicator organisms in water, soil, and air. I work in the areas of pre-harvest food safety for fresh produce and have joint responsibilities for research and extension at North Carolina State...

Food Safety Resource #1071
Added by Harry Short • Last updated July 5, 2022
Author: Susanna Pearlstein, Harry Short, Joy Waite-Cusic
Type: Fact Sheets
Topic: Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use, Ag Water (Preharvest), Ag Water (Postharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation
State: OR

This document offers produce safety recommendations and best practices tailored to the needs of blueberry growers.

Food Safety Resource #1070
Added by Semra Fetahovic • Last updated June 6, 2022
Type: People
Topic: Food Safety Plan, Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF), Food Safety Plans, Produce Safety Rule (PSR)
State: KS

New Roots for Refugees is a four-year training program that began in 2008 as a collaboration between Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas and Cultivate KC. Both organizations work to provide farmer training and market support at the Juniper Gardens Training Farm to help farmers develop and maintain small businesses after graduation.

Food Safety Resource #1068
Added by Amanda Philyaw Perez • Last updated December 2, 2022
Type: People
Topic: General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Soil Amendments, Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use, Ag Water (Preharvest), Ag Water (Postharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Record Keeping
State: AR

Our team strives to build a more resilient and sustainable community food system in Arkansas and beyond by providing programs and activities that connect people and communities to research-based resources, timely information, and meaningful connections.

 

 Through our Share Grounds Commercial Kitchens project, we assist those interested in starting a local food...

Food Safety Resource #1066
Added by Mary Anne Amalaradjou • Last updated September 21, 2022
Type: People
Topic: Ag Water (Postharvest), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation
State: CT

Mary Anne is an Associate Professor of Food Microbiology in the Department of Animal Science at the University of Connecticut. She is a veterinarian with a MS and PhD in Food Microbiology and Safety. Her research primarily focusses on food safety and gut health. Specifically, her research is targeted towards understanding pathogen survival and persistence along the food chain, their virulence...

Food Safety Resource #1065
Which Food Safety Trainings Are Right for Your Farm or Business?
Added by Katherine Olvera • Last updated June 1, 2022
Author: California Farm Stewardship Association, National Farmers Union's Local Food Safety Collaborative
Type: Fact Sheets
Topic: General (PCHF), Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF), General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR)

Small-scale producers may find it difficult to assess which food safety training is right for them. This factsheet provides an overview of training resources.

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