BANGOR, Maine – University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a dairy sanitation workshop April 20, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., at the UMaine Extension Penobscot County office, 307 Maine Ave., Bangor.
Designed for cheese makers and small farms producing dairy goods, the workshop will focus on such topics as sanitation issues related to dairy products, preventive controls in the Food Safety Modernization Act and other relevant federal policies, and how to meet compliance. Instructors include Extension food science specialists Beth Calder and Jason Bolton, Extension food scientist Robson Machado, and Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry consumer protection inspector Ronda Stone.
The $80 per person fee includes materials, lunch and snacks; $20 for each additional person from the same farm or business, if sharing materials. Register online by April 14. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Melissa Libby, 207.581.2788, firstname.lastname@example.org.
—University of Maine Cooperative Extension
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