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The Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University (IFS@CU) takes a comprehensive approach to providing training and conducting applied research to support the food industry, from farm to fork, in reducing foodborne illness risks. The IFS@CU harnesses Cornell’s existing strengths across food production systems in fruits, vegetables, dairy foods, and entrepreneurial support to help growers and processors comply with the demands of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act. By helping the food industry meet federal regulatory requirements and produce safe products, the IFS@CU will support economic growth across all food sectors in NY including produce, juice, and dairy, allowing for increased production and novel food product development.

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The IFS@CU is hiring!

Feb 5, 2018
The Institute for Food Safety is hiring a Web Designer II (Band E, Exempt).  The prospective candidate will work under the direction of Dr. Elizabeth Bihn (Executive Director of the IFS@CU) in Geneva, NY.

If you or anyone you know may be interested in applying for this position, please access the Cornell Careers website at: and search for posting #WDR-00013735.

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Julie Suarez earns Excellence in IPM award

Jan 11, 2018
Congratulations to Julie Suarez for being honored last week at the NYS Ag Society Meeting as recipient for the award for Excellence in IPM! Ms. Suarez also serves as a vital member on the IFS@CU Steering Committee. She truly deserves recognition for her work in IPM as well as the work she does for other programs (like the IFS) at Cornell. Congratulations again to Ms. Suarez! Read more

Southeastern Soil Summit to be held January 21-22, 2017

Jan 10, 2018
The Southeastern Soil Summit will be held January 21-22, 2017 in Atlanta, GA.  The summit will focus on the benefits and challenges of raw manure use relative to the safety of fresh fruit and vegetable production. Sponsors include Produce Food Safety Services; the Southern Center for Training, Education, Extension, Outreach, and Technical Assistance to Enhance Produce Safety; the University of Georgie Extension - Food Science; the US Composting Council; the Georgia Department of Agriculture - Food Safety; and the Produce Safety Alliance. Read more