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On-farm food safety workshops available to food growers statewide

...workshops is to educate growers about food safety practices in the field and after harvest to minimize risk of food-borne illnesses. These workshops provide information, resources, and if possible, on-site examples for producers to learn...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-08-09/farm-food-safety-workshops-available
Outdoors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...officers share during an inspection. An environmental health officer also looks for the conditions that can cause food-borne illness. We work with operators to identify food safety hazards and what can be done to control them. We ensure the businesses...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072299/Ope_adairmt.shtml
Who's protecting the environment

...inspecting four times a year is the optimum to keep up a high level of safety at a business, she said. The number of food-borne illnesses is rising in the United States and other states are increasing their budgets in that area, Adair said. Schrader...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091299/Ins_enviro.html
Inside
Outside editorial: Food safety bill offers welcome display of bipartisanship

...families of the 5,000 Americans who die annually from food-borne illnesses. Or to the 76 million Americans who suffer food...the legislation to completely stop outbreaks of food-borne illness. But the bipartisan effort represents a major improvement...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120310/opi_745154460.shtml
Opinion
Food that kills doesn't have to be on your plate

...name a few contaminated items. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that 76 million people get sick from food-borne illnesses annually, 325,000 of whom wind up hospitalized, and 5,000 of whom die. Under the best of circumstances...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092310/opi_711183529.shtml
Opinion
Increasing food safety

The overall safety of the nation's food supply is strong. But a string of food-borne illnesses from some of the country's favorite foods understandably has shaken confidence. Passage last month of the Food Safety Enhancement...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081109/opi_480557236.shtml
Warning labels on food

...improving the food-safety system in general, as millions of people are sickened and 5,000 die annually from food-borne illnesses. Tracking the source of food contamination remains a major concern, as well as the efficiency of enacting recalls...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010710/opi_543849253.shtml
Healthy school lunches could slow obesity

...high-fat, low-quality foods crowding lunch lines leads to poor eating habits and even puts children at risk of food-borne illnesses, according to USA Today. The Institute of Medicine recently released a report calling for an overhaul of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011410/opi_549047854.shtml
Food safety program compromised

...officers share during an inspection. An environmental health officer also looks for the conditions that can cause food-borne illness. We work with operators to identify food safety hazards and what can be done to control them. We ensure the businesses...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072299/Ope_adairmt.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...four times a year is the optimum to keep up a high level of safety at a business, she said. The number of food-borne illnesses is rising in the United States and other states are increasing their budgets in that area, Adair said. Schrader...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091299/Ins_enviro.shtml

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