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Does the FSMA Produce Safety Rule apply to you?

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Mississippi Health and Hunger Atlas 2017

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“The Mississippi Health and Hunger Atlas is an outcome of a cooperative endeavor of faculty and students at the University of Mississippi. The atlas looks at two important problems in Mississippi–the extent of food insecurity and barriers to health,” taken from the atlas. 

Here is the link to the atlas. 

 

 

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Women in Ag Workshop Series

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Economic Impacts of Local Foods Webinar

The North American Food Systems Network (NAFSN) is pleased to announce another webinar in the Good Food Talk Series: Topic: Economic Impacts of Local Food Systems: Measuring Outcomes Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm Eastern Time (10:00 am Pacific Time) Webinar Presenters Rich Pirog — Director, Center for Regional Food Systems, Michigan State University Dawn Thilmany — Professor, Agricultural & Resource Economics, Regional […]

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MFPC Quarterly Meeting – April 7, 2017

The MS Food Policy Council is your way to stay informed about local food issues in Mississippi!     
 
Next Quarterly Meeting will be held Friday, April 7th at the MSU CAVS Center from 11am-2pm.  
 
 
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about three important topics:
 
Senator Angela Hill will update the group on current local food legislation;
 
Dr. James Barnes, MS State Extension Service, will present details about their new Food Hub initiative;
 
Dr. Quinton Dickerson, St. Dominic Hospital, will discuss the connection between food and health in their Ornish Reversal Program.
 
 
 
Please send your RSVP for lunch to jwbelue1@gmail.com by Monday, April 3rd.
 
The CAVS Center is located at 153 Mississippi Parkway, Canton MS  39046.

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Food Safety Training Opportunity

The Mississippi State University Extension Service and the Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion will host an Acidified Canned Foods (ACF) Training and General Food Safety Training for Mississippi Certified Farmers’ Market Vendors and the Cottage Food Industries. The workshop is designed to teach the basics of food safety and regulations for processing […]

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Mark your calendars for the next MFPC meeting!

Please join the Mississippi Food Policy Council for our second quarterly meeting of 2017!

Date:  Friday, April 7, 2017

Location:  Mississippi State University CAVS Extension Center

153 Mississippi Parkway, Canton, MS

Time:  11:00 a.m. – 1:30 PM

Lunch will be provided.  Please RSVP by March 15,  to Judy Belue at jwbelue1@gmail.com

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