Skip to main content

Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

This event has already ended.
en Español

El inglés es el idioma de control de esta página. En la medida en que haya algún conflicto entre la traducción al inglés y la traducción, el inglés prevalece.

Al hacer clic en el enlace de traducción se activa un servicio de traducción gratuito para convertir la página al español. Al igual que con cualquier traducción por Internet, la conversión no es sensible al contexto y puede que no traduzca el texto en su significado original. NC State Extension no garantiza la exactitud del texto traducido. Por favor, tenga en cuenta que algunas aplicaciones y/o servicios pueden no funcionar como se espera cuando se traducen.

English is the controlling language of this page. To the extent there is any conflict between the English text and the translation, English controls.

Clicking on the translation link activates a free translation service to convert the page to Spanish. As with any Internet translation, the conversion is not context-sensitive and may not translate the text to its original meaning. NC State Extension does not guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Please note that some applications and/or services may not function as expected when translated.

Collapse ▲
Haywood County Center OfflineEventAttendanceMode 1 month ago
August
SMTWHFS
123star567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
Description:
Who Regulates our Food? -  A webinar series to untangle the complexities of food safety regulatory authority in North Carolina. 

Register Here For the Series

Food businesses, such as restaurants, retailers, food processors, and farms, must understand which local, state, and/or federal agency has jurisdiction over their foods in order to comply with required food safety regulations. NC State Extension is partnering with our state and local agencies (NCDA&CS and NCDHHS) to deliver a webinar series to answer your questions regarding who regulates our foods. The answer can often be confusing. Join us and learn from the experts in our regulatory agencies! We welcome your questions and look forward to a great discussion. The series will be held every Wednesday in August (including September 1) from 12:00 to 1:00pm.  

  • Wednesday, August 4: The Big Picture Don’t know where to begin? The webinar series will kick off with an introduction and overview of the food safety regulatory structure in North Carolina. A representative from each agency will be introducing their agency’s roles and responsibilities, followed by Q&A. Subsequent webinars will dive deeper into a specific agency’s responsibilities with an opportunity for discussion with participants. 


  • Wednesday, August 11, NCDA&CS Food Program Do you want to make, package, and sell foods? Interested in value-added processing for your fresh produce? What about a home-inspected kitchen, a shared-use facility, or a commercial facility? The Food Program oversees many processed, packaged food products for sell within the state, and actively partners with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to enforce state-adopted federal regulations.  


  • Wednesday, August 18, NCDA&CS Produce Safety Program Are you growing, harvesting, packing, and/or holding fresh produce to sell? The Produce Safety Program provides support to North Carolina fresh produce farmers through education and outreach to build knowledge of the Produce Safety Rule (PSR) through collaborations, including NC State University and NCDA&CS Research Stations. It is also tasked with conducting produce  safety inspections to determine compliance with the Produce Safety Rule.


  • Wednesday, August 25, NCDA&CS Meat and Poultry Inspection Division Are you processing or handling meat and/or poultry? Want to learn more about a meat handler’s license? The Meat and Poultry Inspection Division ensures that meat and poultry operations subject to North Carolina state inspection produce safe, wholesome, and properly labeled meat and poultry products.  


  • Wednesday, September, 1, NCDHHS Food Protection Program Are you operating a restaurant or retail establishment? How about a catering business? What is meant by direct-to-consumer sales? The Food Protection Program, which includes county health departments, enforce standards for direct-to-consumer sales, such as restaurants, food stands, mobile food units, meat markets, hotels, bed and breakfasts, and summer camps. 
eventeventevent This is a recurring event
Aug 4 Wed