Food Safety Articles




The perfect time to go to a Farmers Market


Now is a great time to visit farmers markets throughout Utah, with many fruits and vegetables at their peak for freshness and flavor

Eliminate food waste and save money


While no one should eat unsafe food, consider these strategies to minimize food waste

GMOs Help Us Combat Global Food Security and Sustainability Challenges


The benefits of GMOs don’t stop at the farm. GMO crops can help to reduce food waste and combat under-nourishment around the world.

Bridging the Farmer-Consumer Gap


Consumers are increasingly curious about their food. We want to know what’s in our food and how it is produced. We are interested in the latest food and dietary trends.

Biotechnology Roads Left Untraveled


Farmers have fought hard to protect their ability to utilize this technology both in the U.S. and around the world.

Career Spotlight! Culinary Arts Teacher


The goal of a culinary arts teacher is to inspire young people to respect and learn about the agriculture industry through food.

Grilling for July 4th More Affordable This Year


Farm Bureau’s informal survey reveals the average cost of a summer cookout for 10 people is $55.07, or $5.51 per person.

Don’t Let the ‘Dirty Dozen’ Scare You


Purchasing choices are up to the individual, but they don’t need to be directed by fear

Food is for eating, not wasting


As much as 40 percent of the food we produce goes uneaten, according to USDA’s Economic Research Service.

Local Food Advisory Council


The Utah Legislature considers how to reduce regulations on local food production and distribution without compromising food safety.