Food Safety

NACCHO Cottage Foods Sharing Sesssion

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is pleased to host a sharing session on local and state food safety regulatory perspectives and concerns related to Cottage Foods. The presentation will highlight state cottage food regulations implemented across the nation; how one state health department has partnered with local health departments to provide guidance and education about their cottage food program; and the experience of a local health department in a “food freedom” bill state.

NEHA: Bringing Awareness to Food Safety

NEHA Celebrates National Public Health Week 

Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans gets sick every year from contaminated food? Thanks to the efforts of environmental health professionals in your local communities, they have helped reduce foodborne illness 10 percent, preventing about five million Americans from getting sick every year. NEHA promotes food safety to reduce the number of foodborne illness occurring in America by educating environmental health professionals and engaging with policy makers.

Making Sense of the Numbers: Statistics for Food Scientists

Don’t be baffled by statistics! In the food business, there is the product development cycle no one ever wants to ride: poorly conceived experiments which produce bad data that leads to wrong conclusions and, finally, to market failure. That is why all product developers -- from chemists to QA specialists -- should understand how insightful and intelligent data is produced.

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