Tag Archive | Dr. Audrey Kreske

Food Safety Training addressing GAPs in Raleigh

Today every farm, large or small, needs to have a smart plan for ensuring food safety. “Good Agricultural Practices” or “GAP” certification is one way to put a plan in place. It has the added bonus of opening doors to markets that require GAP. But will GAP work in the small farm context? The answer […]

School Nutrition Association of North Carolina Annual Conference

More than 1000 child nutrition professionals from across North Carolina participated in training activities, competed in culinary arts contests and participated in training by the Child Nutrition Services Section of the Department of Public Instruction. The goal of the conference was to better equip Child Nutrition employees to meet the new guidelines in order to […]

HACCP In Your School refresher

February 10, 2012 Elluminate Session School HACCP Refresher – presentation highlighting changes to the manual and slide set   Handwashing versus Hand sanitizer Barfblog post Liquid Soap Vs Hand sanitizer Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 2010pdf CDC handwashing   Infosheet on washing chickens   Sanitation principles Iowa State Extension – Sanitation  

Fresh produce safety for small scale intensive vegetable and fruit producers workshop

On November 12, Dr. Chris Gunter and I presented at the 26th annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference hosted by the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association. Our presentation, “Fresh produce safety for small scale intensive vegetable and fruit producers” discussed good agricultural practices (GAPs) and the opening markets project. Attendants ranged from small farmers to representatives from industry […]

Good agricultural practices and the Opening markets project

Below are Audrey Kreske’s slides from a guest lecture in the Advanced organic crop production class at Central Carolina Community College, Pittsboro campus. Read more at the Opening markets project website. Here is the presentation.

Inter-faith Food Shuttle volunteer training

August 10, 2011 Interfaith Food Shuttle Young Farmer Training Program  Produce and Foodborne Illness by Dr. Ben Chapman Worker Health and Hygiene by Dr. Audrey Kreske Selling Safe Food at Your Farm by Allison Smathers Postharvest Handling and Production Food Safety by Dr. Chris Gunter

Using role-play to enhance foodborne illness crisis management capacity with producers

Presentation at International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting July 31 – August 3, 2011             Abstract Introduction Industry-damaging foodborne outbreaks have affected the produce industry with increasing magnitude since the mid 1990s. The speed of information flow, facilitated by online discussion, has damaging effects for ill-prepared industries. Addressing food […]