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Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759, USA Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759, USA Henderson County Center 9 months ago
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Description:

NC State Extension is hosting an information and discussion session for shared-use facilities, food hubs, commercial kitchens, food entrepreneurs, food processors, etc. The information shared in this workshop will provide clarity in solving the puzzle of food safety regulations in your operation. This session will help demystify the regulatory landscape and provide guidance on how your operation can comply with relevant food safety regulations.




Topics include:

• Foodborne illness outbreaks associated with shared use facilities and food businesses

• Overview of food safety regulatory landscape and specific regulations

• Existing food safety services provided by NC State Extension

• Q & A with representatives from various NC regulatory agencies




Speakers from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) will be featured to provide direct input and answer questions. Speakers include:

• Dr. Ben Chapman (NC State, Food Safety Extension Specialist/Associate Professor)

• Susan Parrish (NCDA & CS)

• Dr. Beth Yongue (NCDA & CS, Director of Meat and Poultry Inspection Division

• Felissa Vasquez (Buncombe County DHHS, Food and Lodging Supervisor)


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Registration required: To register: http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/commodit/horticul/tomatoes/

Conference Contact: To exhibit or sponsor, or for more information, contact Ellen Moss at 828-685-3989, ellen_moss@yahoo.com.

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