Angela Laury Shaw
Food Science and Human Nutrition

515-294-0868
angelaml@iastate.edu

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ISU Extension and Outreach will host a field day at One Step at a Time Gardens June 30 to highlight food safety procedures for water safety, cleaning produce and handling practices for commercial fruit and vegetable growers.

The federal Food and Drug Administration awarded Iowa State a three-year, $950,000 grant to establish the new North Central Regional Center for Food Safety Training, which will provide guidance to food processors and growers in 11 Midwestern states.

Members of the food industry who want to be trained in the Food Safety system under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act should consider attending the three-day training course on basic preventive controls.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct Level 1, Level 2, and Iowa MarketReady workshops covering Good Agricultural Practices for fruit and vegetable producers beginning in November.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers free online Food Safety Training for farmers market vendors and managers, as well as in-depth Good Agricultural Practices training.

Researchers need samples of aronia berry jams and jellys for a research project with the goal of helping the FDA establish a standard of identity for aronia berry jams and jellies.

Avian influenza does not impact the foods that consumers eat, says an Iowa State University food safety expert.

Four new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach online classes give vendors and farmers' market managers good agricultural practices for safe food production and handling specific to farmers' markets, with a focus on specialty foods.

Registration is open for six Good Agricultural Practice workshops that will be offered this spring by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

The Good Agricultural Practice workshop scheduled for Nov. 19 in Sioux City has been cancelled. Those who registered for the workshop may transfer their registration to another upcoming GAP workshop from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.