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Latest FoodCoVNET Webinars

If you missed it, please check out the latest FoodCoVNET webinar discussing international and trade perspectives of SARS-CoV-2 in …

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As part of FoodCoVNET we are coordinating an ongoing webinar series. All webinars will be recorded and posted here …

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SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Infosheet

This infosheet details the most current information related to SARS-CoV-2 transmission in food settings including person-to-person and fomites as …

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Food Safety Talk 221: AB-CDC+

Food Safety Talk is a podcast from FoodCoVNET’s Dr. Ben Chapman and Dr. Don Schaffner. All episodes can be …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

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Personnel Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Animal Food Safety

The FDA considers Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) to be “Necessary to prevent animal food …

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Suggested Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for North Carolina Medicinal Herbs

This publication provides introductory information about growing and wild-harvesting medicinal herbs in North Carolina. The …

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Shellfish Leases and Harvest Closures Along the North Carolina Coast

This publication discusses the practice of leasing estuarine waters on the North Carolina coast for …

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North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …


The Role of Preconditioning in Food and Feed Extrusion

This Q&A factsheets answers several questions about the preconditioning process in food and feed extrusion.


Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …


Insurance Coverage Options for Fresh Produce Growers

This publication provides information to help produce growers understand the variety of insurance coverage or …

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Aflatoxins and Animal Food Safety

This factsheet covers the guidelines and mitigation for aflatoxins in animal food in North Carolina.