IAFP 2015: Food Entrepreneurs, Farmers Markets, and Food Safety

July 28, 2015

Food entrepreneurs and those who operate small, or very small, food companies face special obstacles in negotiating the regulatory landscape and finding ways to safely and economically get their products to consumers.

In addition, a lot of confusion exists about what the state and federal regulations are for those developing food products on the local level, according to Dr. Manpreet Singh, associate professor of food science and an Extension food specialist at Purdue University.

Singh detailed these hurdles during a presentation Monday at the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) annual meeting being held through Tuesday in Portland, OR.

He said…