Farmers and ranchers around Oregon raise and sell livestock and poultry for a variety of local and regional markets. Processing is a necessary but often complex link in the chain connecting farms to end consumers. Here are ...
In 2016, the Oregon Legislature passed a law that allows people to produce certain baked goods and confectionary items in their home kitchens and sell them directly to consumers without having to obtain a food establishment ...
En 2016, la legislatura de Oregón aprobó una ley que permite a la gente producir ciertos productos de panadería y confitería en sus cocinas domésticas y venderlos directamente a los consumidores sin tener que obtener una ...
Modeling and practicing good hand washing before serving food samples in nutrition education lessons is time consuming and therefore usually neglected. The High Speed Hand Washing technique was developed to meet a need that could result in improved food safety in the classroom and at home. Classrooms can get their hands washed properly in five minutes or less, increasing students’ food safety awareness and actions. It can also reduce risk of spreading communicable diseases, while conserving water and energy. Presentation at Consumer Food Safety Educators Conference sponsored by the Partnership for Food Safety Education, March 2019.
This lesson plan can be used by food production and packing plant managers and supervisors, farmers and ranchers for their employees in commercial settings. Special directions in the times of COVID-19 are provided.
Glenda Hyde, Lauren Kraemer, Beth Ann Wilson |
Jun 2020 |
The Food Innovation Center offers one stop access to important services for food producers, processors, marketers, and entrepreneurs. Services include a commercial kitchen, marketing support, processing and packing technology, product development, export services and sensory and consumer analysis. It operates through a partnership between Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Agriculture.
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