Posts tagged food safety

Today’s Topic: Tenth annual Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum takes place Aug. 26

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Registration is open for the 10th annual Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum, scheduled for Aug. 26 at the State Fairgrounds. Commissioner Troxler will host the event from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Expo Center. It is […]

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Today’s Topic: Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum is scheduled for Aug. 27

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Registration is open for the ninth annual Commissioner’s Food Safety Forum, scheduled for Aug. 27 at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler will host the event from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the […]

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Today’s Topic: Recap of N.C. listening session on FDA’s proposed produce safety rule

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week, the Commissioner and Rhonda discuss the outcome of the recent listening session for produce farmers and industry representatives to find out more about the federal government’s proposed produce safety rule. The Food and Drug Administration’s […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 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. “NC seafood to be focus of Local Catch Summit,” WRAL: Speakers for the 2013 Local Catch Summit in Skyco […]

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News Roundup: Feb. 9-15

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. “N.C. State farming researchers get $3.9 million grant,” Triangle Business Journal: Farming researchers at N.C. State University received a […]

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Food Business Almanac: 13 Services for a Successful 2013

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

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Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS schedules listening session on FDA’s proposed produce safety rule

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a proposed rule focused on measures produce farmers and packers should take to prevent the contamination of fresh fruits and vegetables. The agency is collecting comments about the […]

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News Roundup: Jan. 5-11

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. “Raleigh man will lead Future Farmers of America,” News & Observer: A native North Carolinian will soon be responsible […]

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Tips on preparing a safe Thanksgiving meal

Between picking out the right size turkey, decorating the table and planning for unexpected guests, Thanksgiving can get overwhelming. Fortunately, there are great resources available to make your turkey troubles fly away.  Unexpected guests? Well that’s a different story. Here’s a list of resources to ensure you have a safe and successful Thanksgiving: Let’s Talk […]

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Today’s Topic: NCDA&CS offering workshop for produce businesses Oct. 3

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” There have been several produce-related recalls around the country over the past couple of months, including one involving a North Carolina farm. These recalls, coupled with forthcoming federal rules governing produce safety, prompted the NCDA&CS to plan […]

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