Here you will find information and fact sheets about COVID-19 in relation to different food operations, including farms, gardens, fresh produce, food banks, foodservice, grocery stores and home/community.
Photo Credit: CDC; Alissa Eckert, MSMI, Dan Higgins, MAMS; 2020
Western Regional Center to Enhance Food Safety (WRCEFS) hosted its 4th Annual Meeting online on May 12, 2020. During the one day virtual meeting, 92 attendees had the opportunity to hear updates from WRCEFS members and FSOP grant awardees in the Western Region, USDA, FDA, PSA, FSPCA, LFSC, IFAI, sister Regional Centers and Lead Regional Coordination Center. The group discussed regional updates for 2019-2020, walked through a demonstration of the peer-review process for add-on materials, and listened to a panel discussion on food industry challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights from the 2020 Annual Meeting can be found here.
Here you can find staff spotlights, featuring our leadership team and partners. The goal of Faces of WRCEFS is to highlight the diverse expertise of our regional leaders by showcasing their stories and work related to the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Planning has begun for the 2021 WRCEFS Virtual Annual Meeting. The annual meeting is planned for May 4-6th, 2021. These three hour sessions will be held from 1-4 PM PDT on May 4th and 6th as well as from 9-12 AM PDT on May 5th.
Meeting agenda coming soon!
Photo Credit: Faith Critzer, 2021
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