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Resources by Joell Eifert

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One Bite at a Time: Virginia and North Carolina Food as a Business Program Mar 18, 2019 AAEC-172NP
Going To Market: A Guide to Selling Raw, Processed, and Prepared Food Products from Your Home, at Farmers’ Markets, Stores, and Roadside Stands
This publication is a guide to selling raw, processed, and prepared food products from your home, at farmers’ markets, stores, and roadside stands. This guide will detail the answers to those questions, which vary depending on the type of food product and preparation process used. All food producers should follow the relevant good manufacturing practices (for example, those outlined in 21 CFR 114 and/or 21 CFR 117). This guide includes information related to meat, poultry, dairy, seafood, crustacean, shellfish, produce, maple syrup, honey, eggs, baked goods, jams, preserves, jellies, fruit butters, acidified canned foods, dehydrated foods, packaged refrigerated or frozen foods, kombucha, juice, pet treats, samples, time and temperature controlled for safety foods, and food service vendors.
Feb 22, 2022 ANR-46NP (FST-471NP)
Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies: Egg Allergies
Remember to ALWAYS read food labels carefully and watch for hidden allergens. Hidden allergens are ingredients derived from or containing major food allergens with common names that may be unfamiliar to consumers.
Feb 2, 2021 FST-195NP
Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies: Fish Allergies
Remember to ALWAYS read food labels carefully and watch for hidden allergens. Hidden allergens are ingredients derived from or containing major food allergens with common names that may be unfamiliar to consumers.
Feb 2, 2021 FST-196NP
Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies: Milk Allergies
Remember to ALWAYS read food labels carefully and watch for hidden allergens. Hidden allergens are ingredients derived from or containing major food allergens with common names that may be unfamiliar to consumers.
Feb 2, 2021 FST-197NP
Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies: Peanut Allergies
Remember to ALWAYS read food labels carefully and watch for hidden allergens. Hidden allergens are ingredients derived from or containing major food allergens with common names that may be unfamiliar to consumers.
Feb 3, 2021 FST-198NP
Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies: Crustacean Shellfish Allergies
Remember to ALWAYS read food labels carefully and watch for hidden allergens. Hidden allergens are ingredients derived from or containing major food allergens with common names that may be unfamiliar to consumers.
Feb 3, 2021 FST-199NP
Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies: Soy Allergies
Remember to ALWAYS read food labels carefully and watch for hidden allergens. Hidden allergens are ingredients derived from or containing major food allergens with common names that may be unfamiliar to consumers.
Feb 3, 2021 FST-200NP
Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies: Tree Nut Allergies
Remember to ALWAYS read food labels carefully and watch for hidden allergens. Hidden allergens are ingredients derived from or containing major food allergens with common names that may be unfamiliar to consumers.
Feb 3, 2021 FST-201NP
Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies: Wheat Allergies
Remember to ALWAYS read food labels carefully and watch for hidden allergens. Hidden allergens are ingredients derived from or containing major food allergens with common names that may be unfamiliar to consumers.
Feb 3, 2021 FST-202NP
Safe Handling and Storing of Raw Fruits and Vegetables Aug 20, 2021 FST-234P
Enhancing the Safety of Locally Prepared Foods: What do I need to know to sell PACKAGED MEALS (refrigerated/frozen) at the farmers market? Jun 9, 2020 FST-280NP (FST-364P)
What do I need to know to sell KOMBUCHA at the farmers market? Jun 2, 2020 FST-297P (FST-361P)
What do I need to know to sell REFRIGERATED DIPS, SPREADS, DRESSINGS and SALADS, at the farmers market? Jun 2, 2020 FST-300P (FST-363P)
What do I need to know to sell JAMS, PRESERVES, JELLIES, and FRUIT BUTTERS at the farmers market? Jun 2, 2020 FST-301P (FST-367P)
What do I need to know to sell Fermented Vegetables at the farmers market? Jun 2, 2020 FST-308NP (FST-365P)
What do I need to know to provide SAMPLES at the farmers market? Jun 8, 2023 FST-310P (FST-450NP)
What do I need to know to sell MAPLE SYRUP at the farmers market? Jul 22, 2019 FST-311NP
What do I need to know about LABELING my foods for sale? Feb 27, 2019 FST-312P
What do I need to know to sell DEHYDRATED FOODS at the farmers market? Jun 2, 2020 FST-319P (FST-360P)
What do I need to know to sell ACIDIFIED FOODS at the farmers market? Sep 24, 2019 FST-321NP
What do I need to know to sell PET FOODS or PET TREATS at the farmers market? Jul 1, 2020 FST-322NP (FST-366P)
What do I need to know to sell MEAT AND POULTRY at the farmers market? Jun 9, 2023 FST-327NP (FST-451NP)
Vegetable Fermentation May 20, 2020 FST-328P
What do I need to know to sell SHELL EGGS at the farmers market? Dec 16, 2019 FST-347NP
What do I need to know to sell HONEY at the farmers market? Dec 16, 2019 FST-352NP
What do I need to know to sell BAKED GOODS at the farmers market Mar 16, 2020 FST-353NP
Expanding Food Safety Protocols in an Evolving Landscape of COVID-19 May 28, 2020 FST-373NP
Managing Salmonella Contamination Risk in Retail Food Facilities Jan 24, 2023 FST-442NP
A Beginner’s Guide to Developing a Food Recall Plan Feb 3, 2023 FST-443NP
Common Questions When Developing an Environmental Monitoring Program for a Food Facility Mar 9, 2023 FST-445NP
Liability Exemptions When Donating Food to Hunger Relief Organizations in Virginia May 4, 2023 FST-447NP
Identifying Trends in Training Needs of Food Safety Professionals in Virginia May 26, 2023 FST-448NP
Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies: Sesame Allergies
This factsheet describes Sesame Allergies and how to manage them. This new allergen was added to the big FDA allergens list in 2023.
May 31, 2023 FST-449NP
Regulatory and Liability Exemptions for Organizations Distributing Donated Food in Virginia
To support hunger relief work, and to keep safe, quality food from ending up in a landfill, the Code of Virginia (§§ 3.2-5144 and 35.1-14.2) and U.S. Code (42 U.S.C. § 1791) provides certain regulatory exemptions and liability protections to organizations which distribute donated food to people who need it. This includes nonprofit organizations and qualified direct donors. This publication is meant to highlight the regulatory exemptions and liability protections which exist for organizations which distribute donated foods. This publication does not contain legal advice, and any legal questions should be directed to a qualified legal professional.
Aug 30, 2023 FST-458NP
Expanding Food Safety Protocols in an Evolving Landscape of COVID-19 - Part 1 Apr 20, 2020 SPES-205NP
Expanding Food Safety Protocols in an Evolving Landscape of COVID-19 - Part 2 Apr 20, 2020 SPES-206NP
Expanding Food Safety Protocols in an Evolving Landscape of COVID-19 - Part 3 Apr 20, 2020 SPES-207NP
Expanding Food Safety Protocols in an Evolving Landscape of COVID-19: Part 4 Apr 20, 2020 SPES-208NP
Expanding Food Safety Protocols in an Evolving Landscape of COVID-19 May 28, 2020 SPES-217NP