UGA Professor Francisco Diez, director of the UGA Center for Food Safety, and his wife, Claudia Buzo, a ServSafe consultant who trains Hispanic restaurant workers, translated the safety video scripts and recorded the video in Spanish. CAES News
UGA Professor Francisco Diez, director of the UGA Center for Food Safety, and his wife, Claudia Buzo, a ServSafe consultant who trains Hispanic restaurant workers, translated the safety video scripts and recorded the video in Spanish.
UGA agriculture faculty produce COVID-19 video, materials for farm workers
COVID-19 safety video in Spanish helps workers understand new safety protocols.
Irrigation on a corn field the University of Georgia Tifton Campus (file photo). CAES News
Irrigation on a corn field the University of Georgia Tifton Campus (file photo).
UGA helps produce growers with water quality calculations and education
UGA expert developed an online calculator and simulator to help educate farmers and Extension agents with necessary actions related to the water quality component of the Produce Safety Rule in the Food Safety Modernization Act.
As an assistant professor of food virology at the University of Georgia Center for Food Safety in Griffin, Malak Esseili has been focused on studying the microbial ecology of human viral pathogens (such as human noroviruses), and now her work includes the emerging viral pathogen SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19). CAES News
As an assistant professor of food virology at the University of Georgia Center for Food Safety in Griffin, Malak Esseili has been focused on studying the microbial ecology of human viral pathogens (such as human noroviruses), and now her work includes the emerging viral pathogen SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19).
UGA scientist leads coronavirus research on Griffin campus
Malak Esseili leads coronavirus research for UGA Center for Food Safety.
A student working on the UGA Tifton Campus weighs tomatoes at the Blackshank Farm. CAES News
A student working on the UGA Tifton Campus weighs tomatoes at the Blackshank Farm.
COVID-19 guidelines for agricultural operations
During the current pandemic and other viral outbreaks, there are further considerations farms and agricultural businesses must take in order to protect their workers and customers.
University of Georgia food scientist Yen-Con Hung has been named the first recipient of the Koehler-Ayers Professorship. CAES News
University of Georgia food scientist Yen-Con Hung has been named the first recipient of the Koehler-Ayers Professorship.
UGA food scientist Yen-Con Hung named first Koehler-Ayers Professor
University of Georgia food scientist Yen-Con Hung is the first Koehler-Ayers Professor.
Illustration by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). CAES News
Illustration by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Resources to continue fighting the spread of COVID-19
As you continue to engage in social distancing over the coming weeks, refer to these recommendations from UGA Extension and cooperating institutions.
Producers should educate workers on COVID-19 symptoms, how it spreads and how to reduce the spread of the disease at farms and packinghouses. CAES News
Producers should educate workers on COVID-19 symptoms, how it spreads and how to reduce the spread of the disease at farms and packinghouses.
Handling COVID-19 on produce farms and in packinghouses
Producers should educate workers on COVID-19 symptoms, how it spreads and how to reduce the spread of the disease.
University of Georgia Extension experts say that you should wash your hands for 20 seconds with warm soap and water to effectively clean them. Hand sanitizer is not a replacement for hand-washing. Sanitizer can be used in the event that soap and water are not available, but soap and water are always the best choice for hand-washing. CAES News
University of Georgia Extension experts say that you should wash your hands for 20 seconds with warm soap and water to effectively clean them. Hand sanitizer is not a replacement for hand-washing. Sanitizer can be used in the event that soap and water are not available, but soap and water are always the best choice for hand-washing.
UGA experts offer solid advice on how to stay healthy in the house
From which disinfectants to use to how to properly wash your hands, UGA scientists cover the bases on COVID-19 concerns.
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