MSU Extension works with partners to identify and sustain emerging and existing local food councils. Food policy councils are innovative collaborations between residents and government that serve residents who have been unrepresented in food decisions.

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  • Pork from ractopamine-fed pigs is safe for consumption

    Published on April 17, 2020

    Despite recent decisions by some US packers to process only ractopamine-free pigs, it is important to understand that meat products are safe for consumers when ractopamine is used according to label directions.

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    Legal vs. illegal food sales explained

    Published on March 24, 2020

    MSU Extension provides an opportunity to learn and understand the process of food sells and what the do's and don'ts are.

  • Building a HACCP team

    Published on March 2, 2020

    A good HACCP plan consists of more than one person writing something down and filing it in a binder to collect dust on the shelf.

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