What could be more personal than the food you eat? The issue of food safety is as close as your next meal. Yet it covers such widespread challenges as food recalls and imports, the state's booming food processing industry, organic growers and school lunch programs.
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Learn more about both commercial and home food safety through the resources offered by UGA Extension.
Food Safety for Civic Groups & Churches How-to's of safe food handling for members of community organizations.
Food Safety for Concession Stands Don't let your event be in the news for making customers and friends sick!
HACCP Certification Short Course for Meat & Poultry Certification meets the USDA's training requirements and teaches Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point principles.
Process Approval for Food Products Obtain a letter of process approval for your food product.
ServSafe® Training Food safety training using the National and Georgia Restaurant Associations ServSafe® program.
- Biomapping: An Effective Tool for Pathogen Control During Poultry Processing (C 1200) U.S. poultry processors must meet regulatory requirements for Salmonella and Camplylobacter prevalence in all of the poultry products that they produce. Monitoring the efficacy of antimicrobial interv…
- Validating Antimicrobial Interventions in Poultry Processing (C 1204) Poultry processors have incorporated numerous antimicrobial interventions in the slaughter process to reduce the prevalence and/or concentrations of foodborne pathogens Salmonella and Campylobacter. T…
- Small Fruit Video Series Series: Cross-Contamination (C 1300-02) Cross-contamination, resulting in foodborne pathogen contamination of small fruits, can occur at any point throughout production and post-harvest handling. This video discusses techniques and best pra…
- Small Fruit Video Series Series: Foodborne Illnesses (C 1300-01) Foodborne illnesses sicken approximately 48 million Americans a year and result in significant financial losses for the food industry. Outbreaks of foodborne illness have been linked to consumption of…
Center for Food Safety Engages in research for the maintenance and improvement of the microbiological safety of the world's food supply.
Food Safety and Preservation Family and Consumer Sciences' Extension information related to food safety and preservation.
Food Science Extension Outreach Program Provides the public and the food industry with unbiased, research-based food safety education.
Food Selection, Buying and Preparation Family and Consumer Sciences' Extension information related to selecting, buying, and preparing food.
UGA Department of Food Science and Technology Learn more about the food science and technology department at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences Learn more about the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at UGA.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tracking single cases of foodborne illness and investigating outbreaks are critical public health functions in which CDC is deeply involved.
FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, effectiveness, and security of our nation's food supply.
Fight BAC! Food Safety Education Campaign A food-safety program presented by the Partnership for Food Safety Education, a non-profit organization that engages public and private sector partners in educating the public about the importance of safe food handling to good health.
Food Marketing Institute FMI provides leadership to retailers and wholesalers of food and consumer products, as well as to their supplier partners, by fostering their growth and promoting their role in feeding families and enriching the lives of their customers.
FoodSafety.gov FoodSafety.gov is the gateway to food safety information provided by government agencies.
Georgia Division of Public Health DPH is the lead division entrusted by the people of the state of Georgia with the ultimate responsibility for the health of communities and the entire population.
International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation The International Food Information Council Foundation provides food safety, nutrition, and healthful eating information to help you make good and safe food choices.
USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is the public health agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture responsible for ensuring that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome and correctly labeled and packaged.
Emergency Preparedness When disasters strike, navigating the milieu of steps to recover and rebuild can be difficult. With a presence in all 159 Georgia counties, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension is uniquely positioned to help communities prepare for and rebound from calamity.
Reducing Food Waste Consumers hold high standards for fresh food, which farmers aim to meet, but hot summer temperatures and long-haul deliveries can degrade quality even before produce makes it into stores and shipment rejection is a familiar reality in the horticultural industry.
Flour Recall Safe handling of raw flour is the key to avoiding the risk of foodborne illness.