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Friday, November 21 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
How Safe is Your Food? FILLING

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What does food safety really mean? What goes on behind the scenes on the farm and at the restaurant to ensure the food you eat does no harm? How safe is safe enough? What does food safety mean to an industrial vs. local enterprise? Come learn about the issues businesses face when it comes to keeping food safe for consumers. 

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Dara Bloom

Assistant Professor and Local Foods Extension Specialist, North Carolina State University, Department of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences
Dara Bloom is trained as a Rural Sociologist and has a research/extension appointment focusing on local food systems, with an emphasis on understanding issues of consumer access from a supply chain perspective. Her previous research has explored models aimed at "scaling-up" local... Read More →

Speakers
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Matthew Agle

Extension Associate, Department of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences;Doctoral Student, Department of Agricultural and Extension Education, North Carolina State University
Matt was raised on a produce farm in Western New York. Earning his BS in Food Science at Cornell University (’05), Matt completed 3 internships with Anheuser-Busch focused on brewing, malting, and milling. He was commissioned through Cornell University’s ROTC program as an officer... Read More →
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Ashley Chaifetz

Doctoral Candidate, UNC Department of Public Policy; Research Associate, NC State University Department of Youth, Family, North Carolina State University and UNC Chapel Hill
After graduating from the University of Houston, Ashley Chaifetz worked in electoral politics across the country, including New York, Virginia, Texas, and Oregon, participating in all aspects of the campaign, from organizing to fund-raising to campaign management. In 2005, she earned... Read More →
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Ben Chapman

Extension Food Safety Specialist and Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University, Department of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences
Dr. Ben Chapman is an assistant professor and food safety extension specialist at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. At North Carolina State University, Dr. Chapman supports Extension Agents, focusing on consumer, retail and foodservice food safety issues.  Dr. Chapman... Read More →
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Ellen Thomas

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Food, Bioprocessing, and Nutrition Sciences, North Carolina State University
Ellen Thomas is a doctoral student in the Food Science department. She is originially from Fryburg, Pennsylvania and attended Davidson College, where she received a B.S. in Biology. She received her M.S. in Food Science at NC State in 2012. Ellen's research focuses on restaurant servers... Read More →


Friday November 21, 2014 10:45am - 12:00pm
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