Tag Archive | Dr. Ben Chapman

International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting, July 24, 2012

Exploring temperature patterns of leafy greens in institutional kitchens  Ellen M. Thomas and Benjamin Chapman Introduction: Leafy greens have been linked to over 40 outbreaks of foodborne illness since 1990. As potential pathogens such as Escherichia coli O157:H7 can grow on or in cut leafy greens at temperatures above 5°C, the U.S. Food and Drug […]

International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting, July 23, 2012

Cross-Contamination Risks in Reusable Grocery Shopping Bags and Potential Risks to Patrons: A Model Applied to Leafy Greens E. coli O157:H7 Allison Smathers, Benjamin Chapman, and Trevor Phister Reusable polypropylene-grocery shopping bags have increased in popularity as a method to reduce environmental impact of plastic one-use bags. In 2010, researchers found eight percent of used-reusable […]

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 […]

Annual Conference for Child Nutrition Administrators

Below are Ben Chapman’s slides from his presentation at the NC DPI-sponsored Annual Conference for Child Nutrition Administrators held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel, RTP. Hot Topics in Food Safety slides (PPT).

Food safety in school and community gardens

Below are some resources that are available to get started in addressing food safety in school and community gardens. A best practices document and supplemental training materials will be available in the fall of 2011 (funding provided by North Carolina Recreation and Parks Association and the NC State Family & Consumer Sciences Foundation). A Handbook […]

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

Novel approaches to GAPs training, tools and evaluation

Below are the slides from my June 30 talk at the Produce Safety Alliance meeting in Orlando Florida (click on the pic).