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Cultivating Food Safety Knowledge

The IFS@CU supports the production of safe and novel foods that increase the economic viability and sustainability of the food industry in New York and beyond. With expertise in fresh produce, dairy, juice, and food processing, the IFS@CU helps the food industry meet federal regulatory requirements in the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and address food safety challenges that stretch from farms to consumers’ tables. Through research and extension collaborations as well as by embracing new technologies, the IFS@CU actively works with farmers, processors, retailers, and consumers to produce and keep food safe.

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Cornell Food Science Extension Programs

The Food Science Extension Programs at Cornell University support farm and food businesses in New York State and beyond with technology transfers, process validations, project incubation, piloting, crisis management support, workshops and web-based training, and consultation. The 2022 Course Catalog is a comprehensive handbook and directory that provides program descriptions, faculty and extension staff contact information, courses being offered this year, and information on how to register for courses.

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Cornell Food Science Extension Programs

The Cornell Food Science Extension Programs 2021 Annual Report is now available! Find out how Cornell Food Science Extension Programs practiced resilience and connected with local, national and global communities in 2021. 

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Food Safety in the News

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Upcoming Webinar: Responding to Food System Disruptions: Lessons Learned from a Global Coronavirus Food Safety Task Force

Aug 15, 2022

Join the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Safety on August 18 at 9 am Eastern time (in the US & Canada) for a webinar on Responding to Food System Disruptions: Lessons Learned from a Global Coronavirus Food Safety Task Force.  
Speakers include: Carol Wilson (USAID), George Ooko Abong’ (University of Nairobi), Jaya Kumar Gurung (Nepal Development Research Institute) and Martin Wiedmann (Cornell University).

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New opportunities for farmers to adopt food safety measures

Aug 14, 2022

NASDA's On Farm Readiness Review (OFFR) program is one way to help farmers adopt food safety measures. The program connects farmers with agricultural and extension specialists who help them to identify food safety risks on their farms and teach them how to meet the food safety standards required by the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule. Learn more about the program and NASDA's effort to help train specialists to conduct OFRRs in this article from Moring Ag Clips.

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Cornell AgriTech 140th Anniversary Open House

Aug 4, 2022

Learn how science happening on the Cornell AgriTech campus impacts New York food and agriculture at the Cornell AgriTech 140th Open House, being hosted on Saturday, August 13, 2022 from 10 am to 3 pm. The event is free and open to all audiences. No registration is required. Parking is available at Jordan Hall at 630 North St. Geneva, NY.