Food Safety Training for Extension Agents and Produce Growers

Year Funded

2007

Amount

$132,017.00

Project provides comprehensive statewide training to extension agents who will assist producers and their employees in the development of food safety plans, good agricultural practices (GAPs) and best management practices (BMPs), and the training of farm workers. Agents will be trained in the 8 GAP principles, writing food safety plans, and liability issues of direct marketing. Implementation will be coordinated by the Fresh Produce Safety Task Force created in March 2007.

Annette Dunlap
NCSU Box 8109 Raleigh, NC 27695