Fresh Produce Wash Water Good Agricultural Practices GAPs with Trevor Suslow, Ph.D.
Extension Research Specialist, in the Plant Sciences Department at the University of California at Davis.
Duration: 50 minutes, 45 seconds.
Dr. Suslow's areas of speciality include: Postharvest Quality and Safety from Seed to Shelf: postharvest handling, pathology, and microbiology; quality and safety of fresh vegetables and fruits from production through distribution.
1. Introduction of Dr. Suslows' training and background.
2. Fresh Produce Wash Water GAPs.
3. Traditional methods and chemical additives.
4. Advanced, scientific methods and chemical additives.
5. Current production issues and human bacterial pathogen outbreaks and recalls.
6. The future of fresh produce wash water GAPs.
Trevor V. Suslow, Ph.D.
Extension Research Specialist
Preharvest to Postharvest Produce Safety
One Shields Ave
University of California, Davis
Department of Plant Sciences
Mann Lab Mail Stop 3
Davis, CA 95616-8780
Food Temperature and Monitoring with Timestrip's Dan Hafen
Duration: 29 minutes, 57 seconds.
Driving Awareness & Accountability: Timestrip® Plus™ irreversible indicators monitor the accumulated time that a product has been exposed to excessive temperature. The pressure-sensitive label is highly accurate, cost-effective, and easy to use throughout the supply chain.
1. Introduction to the Timestrip® Smart Temperature Labels.
2. Tracking of temperature exposure of food in transit.
3. Tracking ambient air temperatures.
4. Temperature indicators in each food container, case or pallet level
5. End-user temperature data download.
6. Cost of the labels…backend cold chain logistics issues…
7. Goal: Transparent accountability for safe food products.