Resources by Abigail Villalba

Title Available As Summary Date ID Author
Understanding and Managing Food Allergies Jan 24, 2018 348-940 (FST-283)
Lavese las Manos: Luche Contra Microbios Causantes de Enfermedades Jan 9, 2019 348-965S
Aquaculture Marketing Issues and Solutions in Response to COVID-19 Concerns Sep 11, 2020 AAEC-232NP
Safe and Nutritious Seafood in Virginia
Consumers enjoy eating a variety of seafood and can find many choices of fresh as well as frozen seafood in the refrigerated and freezer cases of grocery stores.Abigail Villalba, Extension Specialist, Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center Michael Jahncke, Professor, Food Science and Technology, and Director, Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center Michael Schwarz, Extension Specialist, Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center David Kuhn, Assistant Professor, Food Science and Technology, Virginia Tech Alisha Farris, Extension Specialist, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Tech
May 6, 2021 AREC-156P
Sanitation Monitoring for Seafood Processors
Seafood processors must practice strict sanitary procedures to reduce contamination sources, thus providing consumers with high quality, wholesome foods. A routine sanitation monitoring program in place demonstrates that processors are actively maintaining a sanitary environment during processing.
Sep 3, 2021 AREC-163NP (FST-391NP)
The Seafood Hazard Guide, 4th edition: Summary of Changes and Recommendations pdf Feb 14, 2018 AREC-18P (AREC-228P)
Food Allergen Labeling and HACCP Control for the Seafood Industry: Undeclared Food Allergens and Their Impact on U.S. Consumers
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as many as 11 million Americans have food allergies. A food allergy can trigger symptoms ranging from a tingling mouth, swelling of the tongue and throat, hives, and abdominal cramps to anaphylaxis and — in severe cases — death (CDC 2012). Consumers with known allergies must read labels to identify allergenic foods or ingredients on packaged products so they can more easily avoid them.
Sep 11, 2019 AREC-55P(FST-330P)
IMPORTANT FACTS About the Safety of Unpasteurized (Raw) Milk
The majority of the milk and dairy products sold in the United States are pasteurized, which means they go through a heat process that kills harmful bacteria (e.g., Salmonella, E. coli, Campylobacter, etc.) that can be found in unpasteurized (raw) milk. Pasteurization not only improves the safety of the milk but also lengthens its shelf life.
Oct 1, 2019 FST-139P (FST-331P)
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.
Jul 8, 2015 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.
Jul 14, 2015 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
Types of Thermometers Used in the Seafood Industry Sep 21, 2018 FST-295P
Making Your Own Sanitizing or Disinfecting Solution Jan 30, 2022 FST-339NP
Strategies to control the spread of COVID at seafood processing plants: Shared Transportation and Housing
The purpose of this extension publication is to provide food processors with basic guidelines to follow and to use when discussing Coronavirus (COVID-19) controls during shared transportation and housing.
Jul 21, 2020 FST-375NP
Strategies to Control the Spread of COVID at Seafood Processing Plants: Hand Washing and Personal Protective Equipment Jul 15, 2020 FST-376NP
Strategies to Control the Spread of COVID at Seafood Processing Plants: Social Distancing and Physical Barriers Jul 15, 2020 FST-377NP
Strategies to Control the Spread of COVID at Seafood Processing Plants: Cleaning and Disinfection
This publication is part of a series of publications titled "Strategies to control the spread of COVID at seafood processing plants". The information in this publication provides seafood processors with strategies that can be implemented to minimize exposure of the workforce to the COVID virus by using cleaning and disinfection practices.
Jul 21, 2020 FST-378NP
Strategies to Control the Spread of COVID at Seafood Processing Plants: Employee Health
This publication provides seafood processors with strategies to control and minimize the spread of COVID at seafood processing plants. The publication discusses steps that employers and employees must take to ensure the continuity of operations of essential functions when employees are returning to work after exposure to COVID.
Jul 17, 2020 FST-379NP
What Do I Need To Know To Sell SEAFOOD at the Farmers Market? Nov 17, 2020 FST-380NP
Cleaning, Sanitizing, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing. What's the difference? Jun 25, 2021 FST-386NP
Icing Your Catch to Take Home Jul 27, 2021 FST-388NP
Cleaning, Sanitizing, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing. What's the Difference? - Chinese Version Aug 11, 2021 FST-389NP
Cleaning, Sanitizing, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing. What's the Difference? - Spanish Aug 18, 2021 FST-390NP
How to Clean, Sanitize, and Disinfect Surfaces Dec 21, 2021 FST-395NP
¿Cómo Limpiar, Sanitizar, y Desinfectar Superficies? Dec 21, 2021 FST-396NP
Before You Buy – What to Look for on Household Cleaner, Sanitizer, and Disinfectant Labels Feb 4, 2022 FST-397NP
Antes de Comprar – ¿Qué Debe Buscar en las Etiquetas de Productos Domésticos de Limpieza, Sanitizantes y Desinfectantes? Jan 30, 2022 FST-398NP
Making Your Own Sanitizer - Vietnamese Feb 11, 2022 FST-412NP
Cleaning, Sanitizing, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing - Vietnamese Feb 9, 2022 FST-413NP
Making Your Own Sanitizing - Chinese Feb 11, 2022 FST-414NP
Before You Buy – What to Look for on Household Cleaner, Sanitizer, and Disinfectant Labels (Chinese) Feb 9, 2022 FST-415NP
Using Hand Sanitizers - Chinese Feb 14, 2022 FST-416NP
How to Clean, Sanitize, and Disinfect Surfaces - Chinese Feb 9, 2022 FST-417NP
How to Clean, Sanitize, and Disinfect Surfaces - Vietnamese Feb 23, 2022 FST-419NP
Before You Buy - What to Look for on Household Cleaner, Sanitizer, and Disinfectant Labels - Vietnamese Feb 25, 2022 FST-420NP
Preparación de su Propia Solución de Sanitizante o Desinfectante Apr 18, 2022 FST-425NP