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Untangling Food Safety in Shared Use Facilities & Food Businesses

March 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

NC State Extension is hosting an information and discussion session for shared-use facilities, food
hubs, commercial kitchens, food entrepreneurs, food processors, etc. The information shared in this
workshop will provide clarity in solving the puzzle of food safety regulations in your operation. This
session will help demystify the regulatory landscape and provide guidance on how your operation can
comply with relevant food safety regulations.

Topics include:
• Foodborne illness outbreaks associated with shared use facilities and food businesses
• Overview of food safety regulatory landscape and specific regulations
• Existing food safety services provided by NC State Extension
• Q & A with representatives from various NC regulatory agencies

Speakers from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) and
the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) will be featured to provide
direct input and answer questions. Speakers include:
• Dr. Ben Chapman (NC State, Food Safety Extension Specialist/Associate Professor)
• Susan Parrish (NCDA & CS)
• Dr. Beth Yongue (NCDA & CS, Director of Meat and Poultry Inspection Division)

  • Felissa Vasquez (Buncombe County DHHS, Food and Lodging Supervisor)

Register by March 19:


March 22
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Station
455 Research Drive
Mills River, NC 28759
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(828) 684-7197