The IFS@CU has created a comprehensive website for the food industry on COVID-19. It includes resources, frequently asked questions (FAQs), and provides a strategic checklist on how to implement measures to manage risks associated with COVID-19 in a food facility.
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The current COVID-19 pandemic is a common concern and many are wondering what they can and should do. The information here is intended to help guide the fruit and vegetable farming community. This is a continually updated blog post.
This recorded webinar discusses key mitigation strategies for controlling COVID-19 in a food processing facility, including the need to validate and verify the effectiveness and execution of these controls, and how to develop and foster a company culture that focuses on COVID-19 control both within and outside the workplace.
CDC published COVID-19 guidance for agricultural workers and employers.
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, food safety is a growing concern. This publication provides guidance to Extension Educators as they help educate consumers about steps to take to reduce risks. The publication is available in English, Spanish, Chinese Simple and Chinese Traditional.
A a guide to employment law for Vermont farmers and farm workers covering some of the most pressing questions raised by the novel coronavirus: from paid sick leave, to unemployment insurance, to rules for small businesses.
COVID-19 Food Safety for Produce Auctions. Recommendations for production operators and when attending.
Information for handling COVID-19 at farmers markets, u-pick operations, farm stands, and community gardens. In English and Spanish.
No vaccine is available to counter the coronavirus outbreak. Lessons from norovirus prevention tell us that enhanced personal hygiene is one method to protect ourselves and others. In this paper, available in English and Chinese, a Purdue researcher offers advice to help food handlers do their part in limiting the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Available in English, Chinese Simple and...
Collection of posters for customers and employees at grocery stores.