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Food Safety Modernization Act - Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) Rule
Food Safety Modernization Act - Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) Rule - Articles Articles
Learn more about imported foods and the FSMA Foreign Supplier Verification Program rule, plus find educational opportunities from Penn State Extension. More
Ginseng fruit. Photo by Eric Burkhart
History and Cultivation of Ginseng - Articles Articles

History and Cultivation of Ginseng

Michael Jacobson, Ph.D., Eric Burkhart

Learn the types of ginseng and how to to harvest legally in the state of Pennsylvania. More
Good Sanitary Practices Poster: Ingredient Mixing Area
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Good Sanitary Practices Poster: Ingredient Mixing Area

Luke LaBorde, Ph.D., Martin Bucknavage

This poster gives tips for keeping your ingredient mixing area clean. More
Food Safety Modernization Act - Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule
Food Safety Modernization Act - Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule - Articles Articles
Learn the details and find educational resources on the FSMA Human Food Rule, including videos and training opportunities that address requirements, exemptions, and deadlines of the rule. More
FDA Food Code FDA Food Code - Articles

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
Ginseng in fruit. Credits: Eric Burkhart
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American Ginseng

Eric Burkhart, Michael Jacobson, Ph.D.

Nontimber forest products, including American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.), have long been collected in Pennsylvania for food, medicine, income, and pleasure. More
Goldenseal photo - credits: Eric Burkhart
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Goldenseal

Michael Jacobson, Ph.D., Eric Burkhart

Goldenseal is a botanical with a long production history. Its over-collection has reduced the population to dangerously low levels in many states. More
Forest Finance 5: Opportunities from Ginseng Husbandry in Pennsylvania
Forest Finance 5: Opportunities from Ginseng Husbandry in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
This article provides information on ginseng as a native forest resource, ginseng culture on Pennsylvania forest lands, and marketing and legal considerations. More
Thievery
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Thievery

Michael Jacobson, Ph.D., Eric Burkhart

Ginseng and goldenseal are very valuable crops. A patch with only 50 plants might yield $200-$300 dollars at harvest. More