food safety

If you have a food-safety question, Ask Karen

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spbfuOVSccU The U.S. Department of Agriculture has a new way for consumers to get answers for their food-safety questions. Ask Karen, a new mobile website and app brings 24-hour customer service directly to your smartphone. Ask Karen allows you to search through a database of more than 1,300 food-related questions or submit your own questions […]

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Food Business Almanac: Food safety is everyone’s business

NCDA&CS food business specialist Annette Dunlap offers resources that small-business owners and food entrepreneurs can use to grow and manage their business. Annette is available for free one-on-one consultations and can assist small-business owners with financial and market planning through the agribusiness development section. She can be reached at annette.dunlap@ncagr.gov. According to the Center for […]

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News Roundup: April 28-May 4

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Outbreak has sickened 40, hurt businesses,” Asheville Citizen-Times: A bacterial outbreak that sickened dozens in Buncombe County and hurt […]

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News Roundup: April 21-27

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “NC Ag Commissioner Considers Greensboro Event a Learning Experience,” Southern Farm Network: On Wednesday, North Carolina’s Ag Commissioner, Steve […]

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News Roundup: April 7-13

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “FDA wants farmers to get prescriptions for antibiotics used in animals,” News & Observer: The U.S. Food and Drug […]

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News Roundup: March 17-23

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “How safe is our country’s food supply?” Hendersonville Times-News: When the year began, my 8-year-old son got sick, and […]

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News Roundup: March 3-9

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “North Carolina aims to open trade route with China,” Nursery Management: A group of green-industry professionals from Shanghai, China, […]

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News Roundup: Sept. 24-30

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Ground beef recalled over E. coli,” News & Observer: Tyson Fresh Meats is recalling about 131,300 pounds of ground […]

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Today’s Topic: Food Safety Forum focuses on Food Safety Modernization Act

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The seventh annual Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum on Aug. 22 focused on implementation of the federal Food Safety Modernization Act. Commissioner Troxler tells Rhonda it’s important that farmers and other food producers who will be subject to […]

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Today’s Topic: Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum scheduled for Aug. 22

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” The seventh annual Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum will take place Monday, Aug. 22, at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Research Triangle Park. Commissioner Troxler will host the event from 8:30 a.m. to noon in […]

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News Roundup: June 25-July 1

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Firefighters making progress on Holly Shelter wildfire,” WNCT-TV: Firefighters battling the Holly Shelter wildfire are starting to see the […]

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News Roundup: April 16-22

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Perdue gives a helping hand to farmers and homeowners,” WECT-TV: Governor Beverly Perdue signed measures intended to help with […]

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