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Information on food service and retail regulations, including preventive controls for human foods certification, cleaning and sanitizing in food service operations and food for profit working with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

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Cell-culture Technology and Potential Impacts on Livestock Production
Cell-culture Technology and Potential Impacts on Livestock Production - News News
Cell-culture based production of meat is expanding in the food industry. Understand the potential impacts to your herd to prepare for this new frontier in meat production. More
Guidelines for Producing Unpasteurized Cider in Pennsylvania
Guidelines for Producing Unpasteurized Cider in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles

Guidelines for Producing Unpasteurized Cider in Pennsylvania

Luke LaBorde, Ph.D., Robert Crassweller, Ph.D.

This publication explains how to follow established food safety and sanitation standards that minimize the risk for contamination. More
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Food Code Changes Coming to Pennsylvania - News News
With the release of the 2017 FDA Food Code, Pennsylvania food establishments will see changes in regulations beginning January 1, 2019. More
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Employee Illnesses: What You Need to Know - Articles Articles

Employee Illnesses: What You Need to Know

Sharon McDonald, MEd, RD, LDN

Food service employees who work when sick can easily contaminate food and food contact surfaces, resulting in a foodborne illness outbreak. More
Foreign Supplier Verification Workshop
Foreign Supplier Verification Workshop - Workshops Workshops
This workshop provides the credentials to meet FDA requirements for development and implementation of the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations. More
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National Food Safety Education Month - News News
During September, take the opportunity to train your staff on food safety. Penn State Extension has many resources you can use for food safety training. More
Cleaning and Sanitizing in Foodservice Operations
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Cleaning and Sanitizing in Foodservice Operations

Andy Hirneisen, MA, Sharon McDonald, MEd, RD, LDN

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Cleaning removes visible solids while sanitizing reduces pathogens on surfaces to safe levels. This video describes proper cleaning and sanitizing procedures. More
FDA Food Code
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FDA Food Code

Martin Bucknavage

The Food Code is a model for safeguarding public health and ensuring food is unadulterated and honestly presented when offered to the consumer. More