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UGA Extension Food Safety Specialist Addresses Issues Surrounding COVID-19

Clint Thompson Food Safety, Georgia, Top Posts

As COVID-19 continues to impact and alter the southeastern produce industry and world, there is an increase in questions from growers, packers, and shippers of fresh produce. Some issues that have surfaced this week include:

  • How can the 6-foot rule apply to harvest and packing crews?
  • What do I do when employee housing meets US DOL guidelines but employees are less than 6 feet apart?
  • What do I do when an employee tests positive for COVID-19?

University of Georgia Extension food safety specialist Laurel Dunn offers her take on the current pandemic.

Visit the GFVGA Covid-19 Webpage for more information.