This is a narrated Powerpoint presentation divided up into short sections. Throughout this series, viewers will learn how to create a worker training program, foodborne pathogens of concern, routes of contamination, principles of health and hygiene, risk assessment, and so much more.
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A response from the FDA TAN regarding the question of which rule the following operation would be covered under: The operation removes the stem and calyx from strawberries prior to shipping. This "de-stemming" activity is not conducted in the field - it is conducted in a facility the same operation owns and operates.
Handwashing has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to reduce the risk of transmission of human pathogens between people. This guide was motivated by a desire to improve current handwashing station practice with a focus on minimizing or even removing all contact between the user’s hands and surfaces of the station. Design guidelines are summarized and two example build sheets are...
Cornell University faculty address consumer questions related to COVID-19.
CDC published COVID-19 guidance for agricultural workers and employers as well as an Agricultural Employer Checklist for Creating a COVID-19 Assessment and Control Plan.
This recorded webinar discusses key mitigation strategies for controlling COVID-19 in a food processing facility, including the need to validate and verify the effectiveness and execution of these controls, and how to develop and foster a company culture that focuses on COVID-19 control both within and outside the workplace.
This series of short videos covers Module's 1 - 6 from the Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training where Pennsylvania Farmers Union representatives walks through specific examples on-farm with producers while discussing the implementation actions they have taken and why.
The intent of the exercise is for PSA grower course trainees to witness the impact of water infiltration in produce, consider produce safety implications related to post-harvest water quality and think about the importance of managing postharvest water quality.
Sue Davis, Oregon Department of Agriculture Produce Safety Development Specialist Sue has worked in agriculture since 2004 when she and her family bought and began operating a small, diversified farm in the Columbia River Gorge. For several years Sue was actively engaged in the start-up and development of the Gorge Grown Food Network. Since 2010 Sue has worked for the state departments of...
Josiah, Native Hawaiian, is a Program and Policy Specialist for the Indigenous Food & Agriculture Initiative, bringing over five years of experience in analyzing Tribal implications of federal policy and supporting increased access to agricultural resources. Prior to rejoining the Initiative, Josiah served as trustee liaison for the Native American Agriculture Fund,...