UNH Cooperative Extension Hosts Discussion on Food Safety and the Food System on April 10

UNH Cooperative Extension Hosts Discussion on Food Safety and the Food System on April 10

Apr 08, 2013

A panel of representatives from across the food system will discuss food safety issues and needs affecting each sector on April 10 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. in the MUB, room 338/340.

The panelists, and the food system sectors they represent, are:

  • Farmers and agriculture producers – Roger Noonan, president of the New England Farmers Union and family farmer, Middle Branch Farm in New Boston
  • Processors and/or manufacturers – Gail McWilliam Jellie, director, Division of Agricultural Development, N.H. Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food
  • Retail food service – Colleen Smith, food safety and defense specialist, Food Protection Section, N.H. Department of Health and Human Services

Attendees are invited to share their experiences, related research, educational programming, and ideas for how we can collaborate and work across disciplines to meet high-priority food safety research and education needs.

Ice cream from the UNH Dairy Bar will be provided free of charge.

This Issues & Ice Cream event is coordinated by UNH Cooperative Extension’s food safety team: Catherine Violette, team leader and state specialist, and Extension field specialists Alice Mullen, Deb Maes and Ann Hamilton.

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