Author Bio

Tari Gary works as the Food Safety Outreach Coordinator at the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA). Tari graduated from Purdue with a bachelor’s in Food Science in 2016 and worked as a QA manager for Weston Foods before joining ISDA in July 2019. At ISDA, Tari leads outreach efforts and serves as a Produce Safety Alliance trainer for the Safe Produce Indiana program. Safe Produce Indiana aims to educate Indiana produce growers about the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule and food safety best practices to help them prepare for regulation.  

Sessions


Wednesday - 1:00 pm-3:00 pm - Room: Atrium

Purdue Extension Food Safety Training Hub: A Space for Hands-On Produce Safety Training- Tari Gary, Amanda Deering, James Scott Monroe, Rhonda Taylor, Joanna Beck, Jennifer Coleman and William Tuley

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule ushered in a new era in fresh fruit and vegetable production. The science-based regulation mandates new requirements for growing, harvesting, handling, and storage of fresh produce. When Safe Produce Indiana began offering classroom-based courses to educate produce growers on the Rule, the team did not have

Wednesday - 1:00 pm-3:00 pm - Room: Atrium

Purdue Extension Food Safety Training Hub: A Space for Hands-On Produce Safety Training- Tari Gary, Amanda Deering, James Scott Monroe, Rhonda Taylor, Joanna Beck, Jennifer Coleman, William Tuley

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule ushered in a new era in fresh fruit and vegetable production. The science-based regulation mandates new requirements for growing, harvesting, handling, and storage of fresh produce. When Safe Produce Indiana began offering classroom-based courses to educate produce growers on the Rule, the team did not have