Food

Extension and Connecticut Dept. of Ag team up to ensure state’s growers FSMA compliant

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 46 percent of foodborne illness outbreaks between 1998 and 2008 were attributed to fresh produce. The Produce Safety Rule (PSR) was created as part of the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This rule established science-based minimum standards for the safe growing, harvesting, packing and holding […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported that the strict standards for ground beef in school lunches make it very safe for students to eat.  Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Assistant Professor John Bovay was quoted in the article. See also HealthNewsDigest.com, Medical Xpress and Science Newsline.com. Shape quoted kinesiology graduate student Luke Belval about why dizziness sometimes […]