Who to Contact: Produce Safety Rule
For more information about the Produce Safety Rule, scope of the Rule, requirements for farms and trainings please visit the NC Fresh Produce Safety website. If you need further information or would like to speak to a member from our team please contact the Agent in your area:
Dr. Chip Simmons
Area Specialized Agent, Agriculture- Food Safety- Fresh Produce
Chip covers the following Eastern NC Counties:
Alamance, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Caswell, Chatham, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Gates, Granville, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Orange, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Person, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Tyrrell, Vance, Wake, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wilson Counties.
Area Specialized Agent, Food Safety- Fresh Produce Western NC
Phone: (828) 352-2519
Elena covers the following counties in the Piedmont and Western NC:
Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Catawba, Cherokee, Clay, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, EBCI, Forsyth, Gaston, Graham, Guilford, Haywood, Henderson, Hoke, Iredell, Jackson, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Montgomery, Moore, Polk, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Rutherford, Scotland, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Union, Watauga, Wilkes, Yadkin and Yancey Counties.