Published on October 7, 2021
Knowing what food allergies are -- as well as the responsibility of manufacturers, retailers and individuals -- can help prevent a potentially fatal consequence.
Published on September 27, 2021
There are numerous regulatory and marketing considerations to keep in mind that may affect your business when it comes to Nutrition Facts labeling.
Published on September 22, 2021
Know your product testing and production facility licensing requirements before jumping in with both feet.
Published on September 16, 2021
To help growers and supervisors overcome produce safety challenges, MSU Extension has created a free farm worker-focused, on-farm produce safety texting service.
Published on November 17, 2020
With third party auditors requiring environmental sampling and product testing, growers are often left wondering what to do when a test comes back positive. Here are answers to some common questions and who to call to avoid costly mistakes.
Published on October 19, 2020
Despite seeming to make economic and ecological sense, there are potential issues that make reusing single use fruit and vegetable boxes and bins for other produce sales a food safety risk.
Published on October 8, 2020
A state license is required to legally produce, process and sell milk to the public.
Published on August 6, 2020
Implementing food safety practices on fruit and vegetable farms has been challenging. In response, a lot of different programs have sprung up to help. Let’s review a few programs that often are confused.
Published on July 20, 2020
While the idea of pesticides can invoke many strong emotional responses, in this post, we’ll explore pesticides’ purpose, how they end up in our food and water, and if they pose harm to human health.
Published on July 16, 2020
A published Michigan Court of Appeals case provides clarification over the confusing issue of local regulation and the Right to Farm Act.
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