PLSC115: How Safe is Your Salad? The Microbiological Safety of Fresh Produce

Course Description:

As food is produced in larger quantities and made to travel longer distances, keeping our food safe in this day and age is an ever growing challenge. This course will focus on the question of what it takes to grow and maintain safe fruits and vegetables, as food travels along the path from the farm to your fork. Food safety of fresh produce will be discussed from the public health, agricultural, economical and policy perspectives.

Fall 2021

Location: Class tour of Community Learning Garden, focusing on food safety and Campus Pantry partnership