In this podcast and webinar series, Florida Organic Growers provides information on food safety topics that farmers can use to better understand how to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations.
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Dr. Juliana Ruzante is an expert in food safety and public health. She manages and provides technical advice to several projects in food safety and antimicrobial resistance. She works closely with the U.S. federal government and others to support the development of evidence-based policies and practices to prevent foodborne illness from farm to fork. Dr. Ruzante has served on multiple advisory...
Kyndra Love is the Programs and Communications Assistant at Florida Organic Growers. Her role focuses on creating new avenues to amplify and support the voices of agricultural participants through specialized projects and campaigns. Currently she is working closely with food safety experts to produce resources on food safety for farmers.
Sean Fogarty is a Research Specialist at the Northeast Center to Advance Food Safety (NECAFS), which is one of four USDA funded regional centers in the United States, based at University of Vermont Extension. Before joining NECAFS, he earned a B.S. in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) as a non-traditional student while also holding several research...
Fundamentals of auditing. Audits performed for the USDA since 2015 under the Group GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) program in Michigan. Auditing of farms and warehouse operations as per the specific guidelines of the USDA. Harmonized GAP training was completed in late 2020 through United Fresh Produce Association along with a recertification of the fundamentals of Auditing and GAP processes. I...
This factsheet guides new service providers through their interaction with farmers.
These produce safety illustrations can be used to supplement the PSA Grower Training Course, or other produce safety trainings. These illustrations allow growers to consider risks they may have on their farms, practices that could reduce these risks, and regulatory provisions that may be relevant.
I work for the National Farmers Union Local Food Safety Collaborative as a Project Coordinator.
This publication was created to provide simple, easy to understand science based information on food processing and how it can make foods safer.
This publication was created to provide simple, easy to understand science based information on how ozone gas is used to process foods and how it can make foods safer.