The Food Safety program offers technical and educational support to producers and consumers from farm to fork. Loudoun is the only county in Virginia with a designated food safety agent. The agent assists producers with food safety regulations such as the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Opens a New Window. , Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Opens a New Window. and point-of-sale food safety such as at farmers markets or Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) stands. The agent also provides the retail food industry with Certified Food Protection Manager training through ServSafe Opens a New Window. trainings.
Through the Master Food Volunteer Program Opens a New Window. , Virginia Cooperative Extension-Loudoun Opens a New Window. recruits and trains volunteers to assist the public with up-to-date, research-based knowledge on food preparation, nutrition, food safety, and physical activity.
For questions or more information about Food Safety in Loudoun County, please email Stuart Vermaak Opens a New Window. , call 703-771-5838 or stop by the Virginia Cooperative Extension-Loudoun Office at 750 Miller Drive SE, Leesburg, Suite F-3.