food safety

Advanced Good Agricultural Practices/Good Handling Practices for Fruit & Vegetable Producers Training

Monday, Mar. 27, 2017 -
8:30am to 4:00pm
Maryland Department of Agriculture (Downstairs Conference Room)
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of Agriculture, University of Maryland Extension, and University of Maryland will be conducting an advanced food safety training workshop for fruit and vegetable producers on Monday, March 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Maryland Department of...
This edition contains upcoming programs for food safety, forestry and poultry workshops.More info

Future Harvest's 18th Annual Conference

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 (All day)
College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
For more information: www.futureharvestcasa.org/conference/2017-conference
Market Produce
The article below was written by "The Delmarva Farmer" it is shared with permission. (April 5, 2016) On the topic of the public’s ignorance on where food comes from, the common stories of only brown...
The final rule on fresh produce safety has been released by the US FDA on November 13, 2015. The new rule addresses requirements in five key areas pertaining to produce safety. These are agricultural...

Produce and Preventative Proposed Rules: Food Safety Modernization Act

Photo by Edwin Remsberg The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years. The purpose of the law is to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to proactively preventing it. The law...
(The folllwing article appeared in the Winter 2015 issue of Momentum magazine: By Debra Spurrier Marylanders are getting back to the basics, turning an old tradition into a new way of eating healthy...

Food Safety Modernization Act-Produce & Preventive Rule Webinar

Thursday, Jul. 23, 2015 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years. The purpose of the law is to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to proactively preventing it. The law affects both the...

Food Safety Modernization Act Series

Photo by Edwin Remsberg What is Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)? In short, it is legislation amending the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) and giving FDA the authority to mandate preventive-based controls across the food supply chain. Not only does this include U.S. food facilities but a...

Home Food Preservation: Strawberry Jam- Baltimore County

Sunday, Apr. 26, 2015 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
For years, USDA approved canning techniques classes and workshops have been taught to our Maryland communities. With the growing demand in this area, these classes/workshops are now an integral part of Grow It Eat It program developed by University of Maryland Extension. The food preservation...

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