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Three-Day Course Helps Food Processors Meet New Food Safety Regulations

Burlington--University of Vermont (UVM) Extension and the Vermont Department of Health are collaborating to offer Preventive Control for Human Food, a three-day course for food processors to familiarize them with the procedures and documentation required to develop and implement a food safety plan for their operation.

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Class Offered in Barre for Acidified Foods Processors

Barre--Food manufacturing employees who process acidified foods must be certified in order to comply with the current thermal processing regulations for these food products.


Course for Processors Covers Steps to Develop a Food Safety Plan

Burlington--A three-day class, offered by University of Vermont (UVM) Extension and the Vermont Department of Health, will familiarize food processors with the procedures and documentation required to develop and implement a food safety plan for their operation.


Learning to Shop Smart with EFNEP

As an intern in the University of Vermont (UVM) master's in dietetics degree program, I've learned quite a bit about the importance of providing nutrition education to limited-resource families. So, it was exciting for me to get off campus and observe in person the incredible outreach that UVM Extension's Expanded Food and ...


Workshop to Offer Training on Writing Farm Produce Safety Plans

Burlington--Having a food safety plan in place can help fruit and vegetable growers improve operational efficiency and produce quality as well as improve on-farm sanitation and minimize the risks of microbial contamination.


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Planning an Allergy-Friendly Thanksgiving

For many families Thanksgiving has become more challenging as cooks find themselves scrambling to find tasty recipes suitable for guests with dietary restrictions such as nut allergies, lactose intolerance or gluten sensitivity. In addition, many traditional dishes associated with the holiday contain ingredients that vegans and ...


Making Healthy and Sustainable Food Choices

The recommendations provided in the U.S. Dietary Guidelines are driven primarily by criteria to achieve optimal human health. While nutritionists, dietitians and other public health professionals commonly use these guidelines to structure their advice, you probably make decisions about what to purchase and eat based on many other ...


Tips for Healthy Snacks to Bring to School

As we head into the new school year, it's time to think about the snacks your kids will eat at school as they are part of their overall diet. Packing healthy snacks may be required by their school, or it may be a decision you make as a family. In either case, healthy snacking habits help teach them how to make good food choices ...