Shannon M. Coleman

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ISU Extension and Outreach has created a series of flowcharts to help producers market their food crops, while also guiding them to the appropriate agencies or departments for regulations, certifications or licenses needed to comply with state rules.

By: Linda Naeve and Shannon M. Coleman

ISU Extension and Outreach will host five food safety and Iowa regulation training sessions to help producers – home food operations and home bakers – better comply with the state of Iowa regulations.

By: Shannon M. Coleman

Iowa State University faculty and small-scale food operation experts will present a half-day, livestream workshop Feb. 12 for entrepreneurs who want to turn their gardening/agricultural and cooking/food production interests into small businesses.

By: Eric D. Olson and Shannon M. Coleman

Iowans with home-based food operations may attend a fall workshop covering regulations and food safety best practices to ensure safe handling of their products from the kitchen to the point of sale. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering workshops Nov. 12 in Ames and Dec. 3 in Peosta.

By: Shannon M. Coleman and Laura Sternweis

To help keep Iowans safe, the ISU Extension and Outreach food safety team is offering Safe Produce for Donation workshops in five locations this summer.

By: Shannon M. Coleman

Food Safety and Iowa Regulation and Preparation Training modules are now available online 24/7 from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The modules are intended for exempt home food operations and home bakers who make and sell foods out of their homes or sell produce at farmers markets.

By: Shannon M. Coleman

UPDATED. Three Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists recommend one simple and important method for combating COVID-19: Properly wash your hands. (Audio PSA available.)

By: Anirudh Naig and Angela Laury Shaw and Shannon M. Coleman

Over the past month, false information about COVID-19 and food and food packaging has been reported. Food safety and nutrition and wellness specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach want Iowans to know there is no evidence that COVID-19 is transmitted through food and food packaging.

By: Angela Laury Shaw and Shannon M. Coleman and Anirudh Naig

Best practices while grocery shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic is a hot topic in the media. Food safety and nutrition and wellness specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach want Iowans to know some key considerations to safely shop for groceries and stay well.

By: Angela Laury Shaw and Anirudh Naig and Shannon M. Coleman

Food safety and nutrition and wellness specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips to help Iowans sort through the information overload and safely use disinfectants to clean and sanitize their homes.

By: Anirudh Naig and Shannon M. Coleman and Angela Laury Shaw

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