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Farmers Prepare for the New Food Safety Standards

If you are a farmer, you have most likely heard about the Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, by now. If you are not a farmer, you probably do not know that food safety regulations are going through a big change. The FSMA, which was passed in 2011, is considered the largest update to food …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/05/12/farmers-prepare-for-the-new-food-safety-standards/

Do the New Food Safety Standards Apply to Your Farm?

Do the New Food Safety Standards Apply to Your Farm?

If you are a produce farmer, you should have heard about the Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, by now. This act, which …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/31/do-the-new-food-safety-standards-apply-to-your-farm/

Farm Food Safety Certification Training – February 13

A Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training is scheduled for Monday, February 13 at the Jackson County Extension Office in Marianna, FL.  The PSA Grower Training curriculum is approved by the FDA to meet the requirements of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/07/farm-food-safety-certification-training-february-13/

Things You Should Know About Farm Food Safety

Things You Should Know About Farm Food Safety

It seems like years ago that the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law, but it …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/06/things-you-should-know-about-farm-food-safety/

Alabama Food Safety Training November 3

The Mobile County Extension Office will be hosting a Food Safety Training Class on Thursday, November 3 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.  The Class will be held at the Gulf Coast Research & Extension Center, 8300 State Highway 104, Fairhope, AL 36532.

The class will be conducted by Produce Safety Alliance trainers and will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/21/alabama-food-safety-training-november-3/

Ty’s Story: How a Lesson in ATV Safety Changed our Lives

Though it’s been a few years, Ty still vividly recalls his accident. Thankfully he is still around to enjoy 4-H projects like gardening, cooking, and embryology.

Though it’s been a few years, Ty still vividly recalls his accident. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/06/10/tys-story-how-a-lesson-in-atv-safety-changed-our-lives/

Food Safety Workshop: “Building Your Farm Food Safety Manual” March 24

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Food Safety Workshop: “Building Your Own Farm’s Food Safety Manual” Thursday, March 24 ● 9:15 AM – 5:00 PM UF/IFAS Extension Holmes County 1169 E. Hwy 90  Bonifay, FL 32425 ONLINE REGISTRATION

If you plan …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/05/food-safety-workshop-building-your-farm-food-safety-manual-march-24/

New Federal Food Safety Rules Being Implemented

FDA headerOn September 10, 2015 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its final rules for Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food. The enabling legislation was the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) which was signed into …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/09/12/new-federal-food-safety-rules-being-implemented/

Ways to Water Safety

Do you know how to properly fit a life jacket?

Do you know how to properly fit a life jacket?  Photo credit Washington County Extension.

Like Dr. Seuss said, “It’s fun to have fun, but you have to know how.”  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/24/ways-to-water-safety/

Summer Picnic Safety Tips

Keep your picnics safe this summer!

Keep your picnics safe this summer!

Summer months are a great time for picnicking with family and friends. Flies and other insects can be rather annoying, but the “bugs” you can’t see can be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/10/summer-picnic-safety-tips/

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