WIFSS Training Rural Area First Responders

New Mexico State University’s Southwest Border Protection and Emergency Preparedness Center hosted a full day of intensive training outlining the potential effects of possible types of agroterrorism, and the impact of an incident on the entire food system or on a specific segment of the food system.

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Building FSMA Training Curriculum

WIFSS team members take part in the ongoing effort in the development of curriculum that will train food protection professionals to meet the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

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Team Work Helps Solve Food Safety Problems

Excessive pesticide residues in the environment entering the human food chain are a potential health risk. This was one of the food safety problems which students chose to address during the 3-week NAU-UC Davis Graduate Education Conference on One Health.

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Collaboration Central to Food Safety in Organic Agriculture

The School of Veterinary Medicine and its partners recently held a workshop featuring in-depth discussions, surveys and listening sessions on issues important to organic farmers. Topics included the use of raw manure and compost, rotational grazing practices and extension needs including technology innovations and other tools to help them comply with new food safety regulations.

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