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Food Safety for You

food safetyWelcome to Extension Food Safety at Kansas State University. We are a leading institution in the area of food safety in teaching, research, and extension. The goals of this program include educating consumers on safe food handling with food preparation, food preservation, food service and more. Many topics are highlighted on this site to help you learn how to safely handle food from the farm to your table.

Hot Off the Press!

Better Process Control School

This workshop is a Better Process Control School (BPCS) event specifically for processors of acidified food products (such as salsa, pickles, etc.) and meets the requirements of 21 CFR Part 114 for FDA regulated food manufacturers.

When: March 28-29, 2016
Where: Kansas City, MO

Information and Registration


FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

Key points for produce growers to help growers understand what the new rules mean to their operation.


2016 Urban Food System Symposium

The 2016 Urban Food System Symposium will be held June 23-26 at the Kansas State University Olathe campus in the metropolitan region of Kansas City. Our goal is to bring together a national and international audience of academic and research-oriented professionals to share and gain knowledge on urban food systems and the role they play in global food security. This symposium includes knowledge on: urban agricultural production, local food systems distribution, urban farmer education, urban ag policy, planning and development, food access and justice, and food sovereignty.

The 2016 Symposium is a partnership between the Kansas State University Global Food Systems Initiative and Cultivate Kansas City, a non-for-profit dedicated organization that grows food, farms, and community in support of a sustainable, healthy, and local food system in greater Kansas City.


Selling Food at Farmers Markets

Farmers MarketRegulations and food safety best practices for vendors and farmers market managers.This includes information from the Kansas Department of Agriculture and K-State Research and Extension.

Event of the Month

Spring cleaning!

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Selling Food Products

Let the Kansas Value Added Foods Lab help you get your food business started on the right path! They will evaluate your food products, help you with labeling, and much more!