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May 7th, 2013 Webinar Recordings – Food Safety for Small‐scale Farmers

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

The links below are to the recorded session of the Ag In Uncertain Times May 7th, 2013 webinar: “Food Safety for Small‐scale Farmers.” Clicking on the icon for either the videoVideo Playback Button or audio-onlyAudio Playback Button version will stream the recording to your location. Download and start times will vary depending on your connection speed. Please be patient, as there may be a delay before the video start button appears on the screen.

Sections for this webinar include:

* Introduction and Background information- Emcee Ramiro Lobo
* Speakers:
   Paul Vossen on Food Safety for Small‐scale Farmers



Webinar Opening Comments - 4 minutesWebinar Opening Comments - 4 minutes Webinar Opening Comments- Emcee Ramiro Lobo
Paul Vossen on Food Safety for Small‐scale Farmers - 45 minutesPaul Vossen on Food Safety for Small‐scale Farmers - 45 minutes Paul Vossen on Food Safety for Small‐scale Farmers
Closing comments following speaker presentations - 13 minutesClosing comments following speaker presentations - 13 minutes Closing comments following speaker presentations
Complete Webinar - 62 minutes Compliation of the ENTIRE webinar audio

May 7th, 2013 – Food Safety for Small‐scale Farmers

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Below are links to the PowerPoint slides presented by today’s speaker addressing the topics:
- Various organisms and their potential for on‐farm produce contamination
- Legal requirements for assuring food safety on the farm
- Procedures for developing a “Self Certification” document
- What it will take to pass a USDA Good Agricultural Practices audit
- Additional resources available

Presenters include:
  * Paul Vossen University of California Cooperative Extension – Farm Advisor
  * Links mentioned in Paul’s presentation

Presentation Links:
  * Farm Safety Manual Template http://cesonoma.ucanr.edu/files/141058.pdf
  * Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/FSMA/default.htm
  * US EPA Bacterial Water Quality Standards for Recreational Waters http://water.epa.gov/type/oceb/beaches/local_index.cfm
  * Good agricultural practices (GAPs) http://ucanr.org/uc_gaps
  * Las Publicaciones en Español (in Spanish) http://ucanr.org/gaps_espanol
  * Post-harvest chlorination http://ucfoodsafety.ucdavis.edu/files/26414.pdf
  * Water disinfestation for pre-harvest and post-harvest applications http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/pdf/7256.pdf
  * Post-harvest handling of organic crops http://ucfoodsafety.ucdavis.edu/files/26413.pdf
  * California Department of Food and Agriculture http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss
  * UC Cooperative Extension – Sonoma County http://cesonoma.ucdavis.edu/SpecialtyCrops
  * University of California Small Farm Program website http://sfp.ucdavis.edu/food_safety