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Jovana Kovacevic

Assistant Professor
Food Safety Specialist

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Content by Jovana Kovacevic

Sanitizer Basics for the Food Industry

Cleaning and sanitation are critical to maintaining quality and safety in your food industry operation. Make cleaning and sanitizing programs part of your food safety culture. Here's how to make sure those doing your cleaning and...

Dave Stone, Jovana Kovacevic, Stephanie Brown | Oct 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

Add-on Exercise on Water Infiltration for PSA Module 5.2 Ag Water (V1.2)

The intent of the exercise is for PSA grower course trainees to witness the impact of water infiltration in produce, consider produce safety implications related to post-harvest water quality and think about the importance of managing postharvest water quality.

Jovana Kovacevic, Joy Waite-Cusic, Rebecca Bland | May 2020 | Presentation

Add-on Exercise for Produce Safety Alliance Module 6 v1.2– Post-harvest Handling and Sanitation

The intent of this add-on exercise is for PSA grower course trainees to think through various harvest and post-harvest scenarios and consider implications related to produce safety in the context of real production environments. Each group of trainees (4-6 per group) is given a set of the printed photos to work through. They are asked specific questions, and given 15-20 minutes to work in their groups.  Following group discussions, trainers go through the slide deck and ask participants to share what they discussed in their groups about each scenario.

Jovana Kovacevic, Joy Waite-Cusic | Nov 2019 | Presentation

On-Farm Readiness Reviews (OFRRs)

On-Farm Readiness Review (OFRR) is designed as a tool to help regulators and educators effectively prepare farmers for compliance with Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)'s produce safety rule.

Jovana Kovacevic, Sara Runkel, Joy Waite-Cusic | May 2018 | Article

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