This 8-page Penn State fact sheet provides a discussion of farming activities and types of produce that are covered under the rule, key requirements within the regulation, certain exemptions and modified requirements for which farms may be eligible, and deadlines for complying with the rule.
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My name is Marina Abitia Regulatory Compliance & Food Safety Officer for Porterville Citrus, Inc. a citrus packer affiliated to Sunkist Growers, Inc.
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Food Safety Manager at White Oak Farms, a 300+ acre diversified fruit and vegetable farm in Midcoast Maine.
Dr. Schoenfuss owes her love of milk and cheese to raising Nubian goats and dairy replacement heifers in 4-H in San Jacinto, California. She studied Dairy Science at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and studied her Junior year at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. She then received a Master’s in Food Science at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, and a Ph.D in Dairy Science from Louisiana...
Lynn C. Nakamura Tengan Extension Educator with the University of Hawaii Cooperative Extension Service for 30 years, and working with farm food safety for 19 years. She has a MS from Cornell University. Her primary focus is farm and consumer food safety education programs. She coordinates farm food safety outreach statewide, working with a team of agricultural and nutrition extension educators.
I graduated with a B.Sc. in Food Science from Cornell University 2010, and then did my Ph.D. in Food Science under the supervision of Dr. Lee-Ann Jaykus at North Carolina State University. After some time as a postdoctoral research scholar at N.C. State, I did a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2017. I joined the faculty of the Department of...
Phil Tocco has served as Extension Educator in Jackson County with Michigan State University for over 12 years. He serves as an educator in food safety on the farm for fruit and vegetable farmers statewide. He has functioned as the state coordinator in on-farm food safety since 2009. He currently serves with several other educators, State Departments of Agriculture and FDA to craft the On-Farm...
FDA has determined that the following methods are scientifically valid and at least equivalent to the method of analysis in § 112.151(a) - Method 1603 - in accuracy, precision, and sensitivity in quantifying generic Escherichia coli in agricultural water.
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