Food Safety & Nutrition

Food Safety

Consumer Food Safety: Carolina Canning

Retail Foodservices: ServSafe®

Practical Nutrition

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Clemson Extension agents with primary food safety & nutrition responsibilities work closely with state extension specialists and researchers located on campus and at the various research and education centers located across the state. They provide expertise in topics ranging from safe food-handling training for individuals, restaurants and commercial food processors to prevent outbreaks of food-borne illnesses to nutrition, obesity prevention, chronic disease risk reduction, and special dietary considerations for individuals and families throughout the lifespan.

Appearing in the picture, left to right beginning on the first row closest to viewer. (row 1):  Samantha McDowell, Christine Patrick, and Gayle Williford (row 2):  Kimberly Baker, Deon Legette, Rhonda Matthews, Nancy Harrison (row 3):  Adair Hoover, Dr. Susan Barefoot (team leader), Bob Guinn , Marie Hegler, and Dr. Julie Northcutt (assistant team leader). **Missing from the picture are:  Angela Forbes and Melissa BucknerFor over 40 years, educators with the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) have delivered educational programs that help children, youth and young families with limited resources develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behavior needed to improve their diet, physical activity levels, and become better managers of their food dollars. Food Safety, nutrition, diet and health information can be found at Clemson University’s Home and Garden Information Center and the Nutrition Information and Resource Center.

State Food Safety and Nutrition Program Team Leader:
Dr. Julie Northcutt,