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.
We kindly thank our colleagues at North Carolina State University Extension for the creation of many of these resources.
Spanish translations of the resources are also available here.
Western Regional Center to Enhance Food Safety (WRCEFS) hosted its 3rd Annual Meeting in Portland, OR on May 15 and 16, 2019. Over two days, 47 attendees had the opportunity to hear the updates from WRCEFS members and FSOP grant awardees in the Western Region, USDA, FDA, PSA, FSPCA, LFSC, sister Regional Centers and Lead Regional Coordination Center. The group discussed project and program evaluations, approach for add-on material reviews, and technical assistance and continuing education efforts for Western Region FSPCA and PSA trainers. Meeting highlights can be found here.
September 12, 2017: Included in the announcement are: a proposed extension for agricultural water compliance dates; equivalent testing methods for agricultural water; extension of compliance dates for produce farm inspections; training opportunities for producers and regulators.
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