Research, teaching, and outreach programs in food science and technology.
Wet, dry, and pathogen pilot plant and sensory laboratory available for contract use. Scheduled and contract training in food safety and sanitation, food defense, HACCP (general, meat and poultry, juice), Better Process Control School, Ice Cream Short Course, Pasteurizer Operators Workshop, and more.
Tele: (814) 865-5444
Information on Pennsylvania food laws and regulations, food establishment registration, inspections information and appointments. Tele: (717) 787-4737
Contact your nearest PDA office for questions on Pennsylvania food regulations.
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Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Talk to a FDA representative to find information on federal food regulations
Contact: Marie T. Falcone, FDA Central Region, Philadelphia, PA.
Assistance with FSIS policies for small and very small meat processors