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Expanding Food Safety Outreach and Education For Local Food Systems in California

Investigators
Runsten, D.
Institutions
Community Alliance With Family Farmers Foundation
Start date
2016
End date
2018
Objective
Increase the understanding of FSMA, GAPs, food safety issues in post-harvest handling, the intersection of FSMA rules and National Organic Program (NOP) rules, and emerging food safety standards among small and historically underserved farms.Create approachable, understandable food safety educational tools and techniques to serve small and/or organic farms.Increase the quality (translating when necessary) and availability of food safety resources available to small, underserved and immigrant farming communities.Expand food safety outreach and education into new and underserved regions including the San Joaquin and Sacramento Valleys.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
CALW-2016-07342
Accession number
1010534
Categories
Education and Training
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants