Food Industry

Food Safety

Helpful publications on food safety

Applicable laws

Other helpful websites for food safety information

  • Food Safety Fact Sheets: The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has prepared several helpful food safety fact sheets on topics ranging from At-Risk Populations and Meat Preparation, to Egg Products Preparation and Emergency Preparedness.  These fact sheets can be viewed on the USDA FSIS website here.
  • Food Safety Toolkit: You can also check out the Food Safety Toolkit website created by Kansas State University Research and Extension.  
  • FSMA: To learn more about the Food Safety and Modernization Act, visit the webpage on the FDA’s website.

Farmers Markets

Helpful publications on farmers markets

Other helpful websites for information about farmers markets

  • Local Foods Resources for Kansans:   To learn more about local foods, including gardening, farmers markets, and food safety issues, this K-State Research and Extension website is a great place for information.
  • To learn more about the appropriate business structures for farmers markets, and how to develop and implement a SNAP program at your farmers market, among other things, visit the Farmer’s Market Legal Toolkit, created by the Center for Agriculture & Food Systems.

Meat and Poultry

Helpful publications on meat and poultry inspection

Applicable laws

Other helpful websites for meat and poultry inspection

  • Meat and Poultry Businesses: For some answers to commonly asked questions about Meat and Poultry Businesses, visit this page on the KDA website.
  • Meat and Poultry Inspection in Kansas: To learn more about meat and poultry inspection in Kansas, visit the Kansas Department of Agriculture Meat and Poultry Division’s website.
  • Processing Facility Registration: For a helpful guide about registration of meat and poultry processing facilities in Kansas, visit this webpage from the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Meat and Poultry Inspection.