Food Safety
Helen Jensen
An Iowa State University economist who researches national food and nutrition policies will give the 2015 James C. Snyder Memorial Lecture on April 10 at Purdue University. Helen H. Jensen's presentation, "An Economist's Perspective on Policies to Target Nutrition and Dietary Choices," will be in the auditorium of the Krannert Building, 403 W. State St., starting at 2:45 p.m. EDT.
Purdue University and the Indiana Farm Bureau are offering a free "boot camp" in Indianapolis to help operators of farmers markets manage their business more effectively and better understand safety and health regulations.
Haley Oliver (right) and Jess Buening, a senior in animal sciences, examine a meat slicer. (Purdue A
Purdue University research shows that standard cleaning procedures in retail delis may not eradicate Listeria monocytogenes bacteria, which can cause a potentially fatal disease in people with vulnerable immune systems.
George C. Jones (right) of the Indiana State Department of Health turned to Purdue Extension to rece
The Food Protection Program of the Indiana State Department of Health is all about helping produce growers and packers keep food safe for consumers. Purdue Extension expertise has played a large role in the program.