Tag: extension

Produce Food Safety Update

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Implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act’s (FSMA’s) Produce Safety Rule (PSR) is well underway, and our largest farms, those with over $500,000 in annual produce sales averaged over the previous three years, reached their compliance date this… Read More

University of Florida Leads Trend to Open Food Businesses with Workshops

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Kimberly and George Vecchio wanted to reinvent their 20-acre farm near Vero Beach from mostly animals to produce so they could start a food business. Though George had been a gourmet chef for more than 20 years, they… Read More

Upcoming Workshop: Best Practices at Farmers’ Markets – Improving Food Safety and Market Growth

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Event Organizer Dr. Soo Ahn, the organizer of this workshop, is Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at University of Florida (UF), Gainesville, FL. She received her Ph.D. in Food Science from Cornell… Read More