Money goes to food safety outreach, training and education
October 4, 2021
USDA's NIFA announced an investment of $10 million for 21 grants to develop and implement food safety and Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)-related training, education, extension outreach and technical assistance for food processors and farmers with small to mid-size operations.
With in-person gatherings still not possible, the 2020 Food Automation & Manufacturing conference shifted to a virtual platform for the first time. Although it was a different format, one thing stayed the same: A number of industry experts provided attendees with valuable insights on topics ranging from successful project management to the engineering challenges of alternative meat, and almost everything in between.