Purdue professor compiles food safety best practices site during outbreak

Posted at 8:46 PM, Mar 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-31 20:46:03-04

WEST LAFAYETTE — Have questions regarding food safety and COVID-19? A Purdue University professor has put together a list of resources to answer a variety of questions.

Yaohua "Betty" Feng, assistant professor of food science, and her lab have compiled information from nationwide food safety experts on a central reference website.

The website features information on food safety best practices including: consumer personal hygiene, stopping the spread of germs, grocery shopping recommendations, guidelines for farmers and producers, guidelines for manufacturers and retailers, information for extension educators.

The website is avaiable in three languages — English, Spanish, and Chinese.