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Food Safety Training Offered to Industry at Texas A&M University

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A Food Safety Preventive Controls for Human Foods workshop covering new requirements for members of the food processing industry is scheduled Dec. 19-21 at the Kleberg Animal and Food Sciences Center at Texas A&M University in College Station. Texas A&M AgriLife food safety specialist Dr. Matthew Taylor is leading the workshop. “This curriculum is the only one recognized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its adherence to the final rule requirements,” Taylor said. “Completion of the curriculum… Read More →

Acuff appointed to national advisory committee

Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Gary Acuff, director of the Texas A&M Center for Food Safety in College Station, has been appointed as a new member of the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods. The appointment was made recently by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. The national committee provides scientific advice on public health issues related to the safety and wholesomeness of the U.S. food supply, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The committee assists in the development of microbiological criteria…. Read More →