Food Safety
Cantaloupes
Purdue Extension is hosting a workshop to help Indiana melon producers prepare their packinghouses for a productive 2015 cantaloupe and watermelon harvest.
Fruit and vegetable assortment
Purdue Extension and the Illiana Watermelon Association are offering audit cost-sharing programs to Indiana fruit and vegetable growers who receive passing scores on their third-party food safety audits.
Growers implementing the principles of good agricultural practices will learn the essentials of a required, written food safety plan for their operation by participating in a series of Purdue Extension online workshops.
River scene
Bob Rode, aquaculture extension specialist, shares resources to aid with the confusion as to whether seafood is healthy or harmful. USDA encourages the public to consume approximately 2 meals per week of seafood as part of a healthy diet. Is that safe?