Small-scale processors are often at odds with food safety regulations and thus inspectors because the regulations are based off of large-scale production practices. So, Michigan State University PhD student Jennifer Buckley used a NCR SARE grant to find out how to make both the processors and inspectors more satisfied with the system. Her findings are represented in a webinar that features a panel discussion of representatives from Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and small-scale Michigan processors about the way in which inspectors and processors can work together to meet food safety regulations.
Want more information? See the related SARE grant:
- Artisanal Agrifood Processing and Food Safety Regulation: Responding to the Concerns of Small Processors and Regulators in Michigan (GNC10-134)
This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.