Tag Archive: food-borne illness

September is Food Safety Month

The prime causes of foodborne illness are a collection of bacteria with tongue-twisting names.  These organisms can become unwelcome guest at potlucks, picnics, and the dinner table. They are in a wide range of foods, including meat, eggs, milk and dairy products, coconut, chocolate, seafood, and even water. Careless food handling sets the stage for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/08/29/organizms-that-can-bug-you/

Food Safety Plan Workshop: Building Your Own Farm’s Food Safety Manual

If you plan to develop a Food Safety Program for your fruit and / or vegetable farming operations, field or greenhouse, this one-day workshop is for you! Most intermediate or large chain store buyers now require some level of food safety program from each farm before they buy. This workshop, to be held at the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/11/17/food-safety-plan-workshop-building-your-own-farms-food-safety-manual/