Topic: Food Safety

Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network

NMPAN Director Rebecca Thistlethwaite will hold bi-weekly Zoom office hours in June and July for folks contemplating building or purchasing a small-scale meat processing facility (slaughter and/or cut & wrap), as well as retail exempt butcher shops. Informal discussion where attendees can submit questions and then we talk about them….

Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network

A webpage that is updated every other week with COVID related information and resources for meat producers and meat processors/distributors. It includes information on workplace sanitation practices, keeping employees safe, paid sick time laws, COVID symptoms to watch for in employees, how to pivot to online sales, online sales platforms, a recorded webinar about shipping meat, CDC Guidance documents, and more….

Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network

NMPAN is now a sponsor of the Meatspad Podcast, a production of PhD student Francisco Najar of Kansas State University meat science program. NMPAN is sponsoring 12 episodes of the podcast, both in English and in Spanish, that relate to meat processing, COVID response, market changes and pivoting markets, and keeping both employees and customers safe and satisfied during these challenging times. The target audience is meat processors, butchers, meat scientists, and others in…

National Farm to School Network

National Farm to School Network is compiling resources related to COVID-19 that will be relevant to the farm to school and farm to early care and education community. This page includes content specific to Child Nutrition Programs and School Meals. The content will be updated on an ongoing basis. If you have recommendations of resources to add here, please email anna@farmtoschool.org….

Wallace Center at Winrock International

This conversation explores the impact that COVID-19 is having on small and medium sized meat processors, how they’re adapting to these challenges, and the changes underway to alleviate pressure and ensure lasting change. Presenters: Jessica Roosa, This Old Farm Rebecca Thistlethwaite, Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network Kelly Nuckolls, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition…

Wallace Center at Winrock International

This is a spreadsheet that compiles educational resources to help food systems organizations navigate the COVID landscape. It includes links to listservs for specific interest groups, and resources on policy, funding, food safety, equity and justice and other topics. It is not comprehensive but provides a broad range of tools and ideas to support organizations' adaptation and recovery….
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