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Food Products

Cornell AgriTech extension doesn’t end at harvest: high-quality and safe food and beverage processing are vital to consumers and manufacturers of value-added products. Cornell AgriTech offers resources, services, and training through the the Cornell Food Venture Center (CFVC), the Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University (IFS@CU), the HPP Validation Center, the Produce Safety Alliance (PSA), and the National Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Program.

 

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The IFS@CU supports growers and processors within the food industry to help them meet regulatory standards and produce safe products.

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The National GAPs Program develops comprehensive extension and education programs for growers and packers that reduce microbial risks in fruits and vegetables.

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The Produce Safety Alliance provides science-based food safety knowledge to fresh fruit and vegetable farmers, packers and regulatory personnel and assists the industry in meeting compliance expectations of the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Our food processing and safety experts

Olga Padilla-Zakour

Professor

Food Science

Cornell AgriTech

Olga Padilla-Zakour
Randy Worobo

Professor

Food Science

Randy Worobo
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Bruno Xavier

Senior Extension Associate

Cornell AgriTech

Food Science

Bruno Xavier
Ann Vegdahl

Extension Associate

Cornell AgriTech

Food Science

Ann Vegdahl
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Elizabeth Bihn

Executive Director of the Institute of Food Safety

Cornell AgriTech

Extension Associate, Sr.

Cornell AgriTech

Food Science

Elizabeth Bihn