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Limited Food Establishment - PA Dept. Of Agriculture

Limited Food Processors: Anyone wishing to prepare food from home or home style kitchen must fill out a completed "Application Packet - Limited Food Establishment" found under Forms. Please allow 3 - 5 weeks for processing. Because only limited types of food may be prepared from the home or home - style kitchen and in some cases laboratory

Actived: Thursday Oct 21, 2021

Detail: https://www.agriculture.pa.gov/consumer_protection/FoodSafety/manufacturing-packing-holding-distribution/Pages/Limited-Food-Establishment-.aspx

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Regional Offices - PA Dept. of Agriculture

(52 years ago) Cameron, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Northumberland, Montour, Potter, Snyder, Tioga and Union

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Agricultural Security Areas

(52 years ago) Agricultural Security Areas are a tool for protecting our farms and farmland from of non-agricultural uses. To establish an ASA, a petition is submitted to the township supervisors by the farmers. These security areas are re-evaluated every seven years; however, new parcels of farmland may be added to an established ASA at any time.

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(52 years ago) Our state dog wardens: Enforce licensing and rabies laws. Seize and detain any dog viewed running at large without its owner. Investigate dog bites and establish and enforce quarantine of dogs. Enforce kennel licensing and regulations through at least two inspections each year of every licensed kennel. Maintain a registry of dogs declared ...

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Clean and Green - PA Dept. of Agriculture

(52 years ago) Clean and Green is a preferential tax assessment program, that bases property taxes on use values rather than fair market values. This ordinarily results in a tax savings for landowners. The Pennsylvania General Assembly enacted the program in 1974 as a tool to encourage protection of the Commonwealth's valuable farmland, forestland and open ...

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PA Dept. of Agriculture

(52 years ago) September 01, 2021. Harrisburg, PA – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today encouraged Pennsylvania farmers to apply for grants of up to $7,500 through the PA Farm ... PA Preferred® Homegrown By Heroes to Offer Free Webinars Connecting Military Veterans... August 30, 2021.

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Senior Food Box Program

(52 years ago) Senior Food Box Program. The Senior Food Box Program works to improve the health of low-income seniors by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods. In Pennsylvania, eligible participants include low-income individuals who are at least 60 years old and whose household income is at or below 130 percent of the U.S. poverty level.

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(52 years ago) The Bureau of State Employment (BSE) is responsible for the referral of candidates for Non-Civil Service vacancies throughout the Commonwealth. You can apply for non-civil service employment at www.employment.pa.gov . If you do not have access to the Internet, visit your local library or call 1.866.858.2753 to find a PA CareerLink near you. BSE ...

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Weights & Measures - PA Dept. of Agriculture

(52 years ago) Jun 01, 2020 · The Weights and Measures Division is responsible for regulating a diverse array of products and services, including: Consumer protection is a critical part of the work done by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. The Bureau of Ride and Measurement Standards provides consumers with real-time access to inspection reports for weighing and ...

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Commercial Food Establishments

(52 years ago) Commercial Food Establishments. Establishments under this program would include, a building, or place or portion thereof, or vehicle maintained, used or operated for the purpose of commercially storing, packaging, making, cooking, mixing, processing, bottling, baking, canning, freezing, packing or otherwise preparing or transporting or handling ...

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Dangerous Dogs - PA Dept. of Agriculture

(52 years ago) Dangerous Dogs. (1) Inflicted severe injury on a human being without provocation on public or private property. (2) Killed or inflicted severe injury on a domestic animal, dog or cat without provocation while off the owner’s property. (3) Attacked a human being without provocation. (4) Been used in the commission of a crime.

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Retail Food - PA Dept. of Agriculture

(52 years ago) The retail food program covers all proprietors who serve food and/or drinks directly to the consumer with or without charge. Retail Food Facilities : Restaurants, caterers, bar/clubs, beer distributors, grocery stores, convenience stores, corner markets, delis, butcher shops, retail bakeries, schools, food auctions and similar.; Farmers Markets: Farmers market stand/vendor …

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Kennel Licensing - PA Dept. of Agriculture

(52 years ago) Kennel license applications must be renewed annually, and applications must be received by January 1. All kennel licenses expire on December 31 of each calendar year. A separate license shall be required for each type of kennel and every location a kennel is kept or operated. Kennels shall be classified by type and the fee for the license shall ...

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Plant Merchant Certification

(52 years ago) Plant Merchant Certification Under Pennsylvania's Plant Pest Act nursery stock is defined as: All trees, shrubs, brambles, woody vines, woody florist stock, herbaceous perennials, vegetable plants, bedding and other annual herbaceous plants, their roots, cuttings, grafts, scions, buds, fruit pits, seeds and their parts for propagation, except bulbs, field crop seeds, vegetable seeds, …

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Food Employee Certification

(52 years ago) Food Employee Certification. The PA Department of Agriculture Food Employee Certification Act, 3 Pa C.S.A. 6501 – 6510, effective January 22, 2011, requires one employee per licensed food facility to obtain a nationally recognized food manager certification. National exam programs are those that have been approved by ANSI using the Conference ...

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PA Preferred

(52 years ago) PA Preferred ® is your resource for finding locally grown and processed agricultural products from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The program is housed in the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Market Development. The department launched PA Preferred to identify and promote food and agricultural products grown, produced and processed in Pennsylvania.

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Farmers Market Nutrition Programs

(52 years ago) Farmers Market Nutrition Programs. The WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provide WIC recipients and low income seniors with fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs from approved farmers' in Pennsylvania.

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Farm to School Grant Program - PA Dept. of Agriculture

(52 years ago) Grants will be funded as reimbursement grants. A single grant shall be limited to 75% of the cost of the project. Each school may receive no more than $15,000 annually. Recipients may use the value of in-kind support to match the amount granted. The detailed requirements for the Farm to School Grant Program can be viewed online.

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Hemp - agriculture.pa.gov

(52 years ago) Through the Act relating to Controlled Plants and Noxious Weeds, Pennsylvania’s USDA-approved Hemp Program issues permits for growing and processing hemp under the PA Hemp General Permit.. For 2021, the Department of Agriculture had issued: 426 hemp growing permits, including 9 research permits, and; 64 hemp processing permits, including 2 research permits

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Pesticide, Certified Applicators & Registered Technicians

(52 years ago) Currently there are 26 categories of commercial and public applicators. Core Test Fee, $50. Category Test $10 each. Commercial Applicator Fee - $40, annually. Public Applicator Fee - $10, Tri-annually. To maintain certification, applicators must attend update training programs in core and appropriate category-specific topics.

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Welcome to PADLS

(52 years ago) NOTICE: Due to Pennsylvania's efforts to mitigate against COVID-19, the PADLS laboratory system may be offering limited hours and services. For the most up to date information related to the PADLS labs, please visit the appropriate site: PA Department of Agriculture Veterinary Laboratory info Penn State Animal Diagnostic Lab info University of Pennsylvania's New …

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WoodMobile - PA.Gov

(52 years ago) The Pennsylvania WoodMobile. Book our traveling exhibit or visit us at an event near you! The Pennsylvania WoodMobile is a traveling exhibit that provides an interactive experience educating visitors about our forest, the sustainable forest products industry, how products are made, and threats to our forests like invasive insects and plants, diseases and white-tailed deer.

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Malt & Brewed Beverage - agriculture.pa.gov

(52 years ago) Pennsylvania Malt and Brewed Beverage Industry Promotion Program. The Pennsylvania Malt and Brewed Beverage Industry Promotion Program was created by state law, and up to $1 million in funding may be allocated annually by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) to the program for the purposes of increasing the production of Pennsylvania-made malt and brewed …

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Farm Vitality Planning Program - PA Dept. of Agriculture

(52 years ago) The Farm Vitality Planning Grant Program will help fund professional services for those planning for the future of a farm. The program will enhance the long-term vitality of Pennsylvania's farms through sound business planning, efficient transitions of farm ownership, strategic farm expansion, diversification of agricultural production, and ...

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About Food Insecurity - PA Dept. of Agriculture

(52 years ago) About Food Insecurity in Pennsylvania. Food insecurity means not having access to reliable and nutritious meals. Since hunger and health are deeply connected, the effects of chronic hunger are profound. Those effects include increased risks for chronic diseases, higher chances of hospitalization, poorer overall health, and increased health care ...

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CHEMSWEEP - PA Dept. of Agriculture

(52 years ago) CHEMSWEEP provides Pennsylvania farmers and other licensed pesticide applicators with a means to dispose of canceled, suspended or unwanted pesticide products. Through CHEMSWEEP, applicators can legally dispose of unwanted pesticides, generally at little or no cost. Almost all of the waste pesticides collected are burned in EPA-approved ...

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Amusement Rides and Attractions

(52 years ago) Amusement Rides & Attractions. The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Division of Amusement Rides and Attractions registers more than 800 amusement ride owners and 10,000 individual amusement rides and attractions annually.

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Retail Food Facilities and Restaurants

(52 years ago) Renewal of Licenses – Renewal of licenses occurs annually with notification to proprietors approximately 45 days prior to the current expiration date. If you do not receive a renewal application, contact the department licensing clerks at 717-787-4315. Lost/Duplicate License – Contact the department licensing clerks at 717-787-4315. Fees

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The State Horse Racing Commission

(52 years ago) The State Horse Racing Commission represents the state 's racing industry. Racing is managed under a common mission: to direct, regulate, secure and promote the horse racing and breeding industry in the commonwealth. Pennsylvania boasts one of the best racing programs in the country. The commonwealth is home to six state-of-the-art racing and ...

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Wine Marketing And Research - PA Dept. of Agriculture

(52 years ago) The Pennsylvania Wine Marketing and Research Program continues to work in support of this vision by promoting an increase in the quality, profitability and consumer awareness of Pennsylvania wines. In addition, Pennsylvania's educational programs, and research and marketing efforts will be of the quality and effectiveness that support and ...

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Chronic Wasting Disease

(52 years ago) Chronic Wasting Disease. There are two program options for premises that have farmed or captive Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) susceptible species. Participation in one of these programs is mandatory. In either option, CWD testing is required with sampling performed by certified CWD technicians, accredited veterinarians or state/federal ...

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Pesticide Product Registration

(52 years ago) The pesticide registration section is responsible for ensuring that all pesticide products sold and/or used in the Commonwealth are compliant with both FIFRA and the Pennsylvania Pesticide Control Act. The fee for registration is $250 per pesticide product and all pesticide registrations are valid for up to one calendar year and expire on ...

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State Conservation Commission

(52 years ago) State Conservation Commission. Keeping Pennsylvania Growing means being good stewards of our natural resources. The Pennsylvania State Conservation Commission (SCC) is a 14-member commission that has a primary mission to ensure the wise use of Pennsylvania's natural resources and to protect and restore the natural environment through the conservation of its …

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Hardwoods Development Council

(52 years ago) The Pennsylvania Hardwoods Development Council is responsible for the development, expansion and promotion of the hardwoods industry in Pennsylvania. As the number one state for hardwoods production, the Council plays an important role in promoting Pennsylvania's forests and wood products. The Council meets it's responsibilities by working with ...

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Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

(52 years ago) Pennsylvania Specialty Crop Block Grant Program Pennsylvania's Specialty Crop Block Grant Program was created to enhance the federal Specialty Crop Block Grant Program by establishing a state-level program for crops not currently eligible federally or that are otherwise designated as high-priority specialty crops by the Secretary.

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PA Fair Fund

(52 years ago) PA Fair Fund. Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Agricultural Fair Act of 1986, funds are made available to agricultural fairs, agricultural youth organizations and statewide organizations with an agricultural mission through the Pennsylvania Fair Fund.

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Specialized Processes and HACCP

(52 years ago) Specialized Processing includes: Reduced Oxygen Packaging (ROP to include vacuum packaging sous vide or cook-chill. Packaging Juice - If preforming a 5 - log reduction for Juice HACCP. Curing, smoking, and drying of fish for preservation. Curing, smoking of meat and poultry for preservation. Drying of meat and poultry for preservation.

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Retail Food Inspection Reports

(52 years ago) You can also access the Business Intelligence (BI) report here, which displays inspection details and visuals for retail facilities. This data dashboard allows users to search multiple databases and generate reports, graphs, and other visuals depicting details about PA retail food facilities, inspection results, compliance analysis, violation details, and more.

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Rabies - Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

(52 years ago) A scratch from a rabid mammal that breaks the skin. Saliva or neural tissue from a contagious rabid animal contacting an open wound or break in the skin. Saliva or neural tissue from a contagious rabid animal contacting mucus membranes such as the eyes, nose or mouth. Immediately washing a bite or scratch with soap and water can greatly reduce ...

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Fairs and Other Temporary Events

(52 years ago) Temporary Event License. Retail Food Facility operating for no more than 14 days in duration, whether consecutive or non-consecutive, in a fixed location and in conjunction with an event or celebration. Temporary events may include fairs, carnivals, festivals, or other similar temporary events. A temporary event license is specific to an event.

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GAP-GHP Program

(52 years ago) The GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) and GHP (Good Handling Practices) Program provides direct financial support through cost sharing of applicable certification fees to producers and processors who successfully complete a USDA GAP or GHP audit. The cost share program is designed to help defray some of the costs related to a successful audit.

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Spotted Lanternfly - PA.Gov

(52 years ago) Welcome. To the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Spotted Lanternfly Reporting Tool. This tool allows you to report your sighting, logs the information, and notifies the appropriate State or Federal agency.

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Ag and Youth Grant Program - PA Dept. of Agriculture

(52 years ago) Jan 25, 2021 · Ag and Youth Grant Program. The Pennsylvania Ag & Youth Grant Program provides direct and matching grants to help fund eligible projects, programs and equipment purchases conducted or made by organizations composed mainly of youth and organized to promote development in agriculture, community leadership, vocational training, and peer …

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Governor's Invasive Species Council

(52 years ago) Check out some of the important invasive species work being done in Pennsylvania. Governor's Invasive Species Council. The Governor's Invasive Species Council of Pennsylvania (GISC) is a multi-agency advisory panel made up of seven state agencies and non-governmental agencies with the common purpose of identifying invasive species of concern that currently or could …

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The Conservation Excellence Grant Program

(52 years ago) The Conservation Excellence Grant Program. The Conservation Excellence Grant (CEG) Program, created by Act 39 of 2019, provides financial and technical assistance for the implementation of best management practices (BMPs) on agricultural operations in high-priority locations within the Commonwealth.

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