The goal of food safety programming is to reduce the risk associated with food-borne illness for individuals and families in South Dakota. Food safety education is essential from field to table for entrepreneurs, consumers and businesses. The focus of food safety is to help insure the food supply is safe using proactive educational means to prevent contamination rather than reacting to it.
Have you ever wondered whether a homemade salad dressing is safe when you’re eating it at your local picnic, potluck dinner, or at a family get together? In this article, we will explore what food safety characteristics need to be addressed to ensure that a salad dressing is made safely.
Understanding the regulations for selling juice in the state of South Dakota can be difficult to navigate. This article was developed to address some of the questions around juice at retail as well as selling juice at a Farmer’s Market and to also ensure that seller’s may be well informed to ensure they are selling juice that meets regulatory requirements as well ensuring the product is safe.
SDSU Extension and USDA-FSIS will host a learning opportunity on Aug. 15 at 8 AM CDT at the SDSU Animal Science Complex (1097 N. Campus Dr. Brookings, SD 57007) for all who are interested in food safety and public health.