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Seafood Processors Pandemic Response and Safety Block Grant Program

Overview The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) will be distributing $199,400 in relief funds through the USDA Seafood Processors Pandemic Response and Safety (SPRS) Block Grant Program to eligible Delaware seafood processors, dealers, and processing vessels who were financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.   Eligibility DDA can issue relief funds to eligible seafood processing […]

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What is Rabies? Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that attacks the central nervous system, including the brain and the spinal cord. It is a zoonotic disease that can be transmitted from infected mammals to humans and is always considered fatal. All mammals, including humans, can get rabies. Among wild animals, rabies […]

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Farm to School Resources

Farm to School encompasses efforts that bring locally or regionally produced foods into school cafeterias, hands-on learning activities such as school gardening, farm visits, and culinary classes, and integrating food-related education into the regular, standards-based classroom curriculum. General Resources Resources as you look to develop a Farm to School partnership: National Farm To School Network […]

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Produce Safety Rule

Overview The Produce Safety Rule under the Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law in 2011, is now in effect. The rule establishes science-based, minimum standards for the safe growing, harvesting, packing, and holding of fruits and vegetables to prevent microbial contamination and reduce foodborne illnesses associated with fresh produce. […]

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