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Food Safety and Nutrition Education

Disease outbreaks caused by foodborne organisms frequent the news. Each year, approximately one sixth of the population has mild to severe illnesses caused by pathogens in food. How do these organisms cause disease? Read more

The FDA Professional Development Program in Food Science Virtual Platform For July 2020 Training

FDA’s 21st annual Professional Development Program in Food Science training program for middle level and high school teachers will take place this summer on a virtual platform. It will include live laboratory and activity demos from the Science and Our Food Supply curriculum, webinar-style presentations, interactive Q & A sessions, and more. Advance instructions will be provided for the virtual platform.

The training will take place:

Teachers will receive activity supply kits to learn and practice the techniques that are taught during the live demos. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are also provided.

The FDA Professional Development Program in Food Science is a sustained development opportunity for middle level and high school science, health, and family and consumer science (FCS) teachers. Read more