Ben Chapman, PhD
Assistant Professor, Food Safety Specialist
Department of 4-H Youth Development and Family & Consumer Sciences
North Carolina State University, NC Cooperative Extension
Dr. Chapman supports Extension Agents, focusing on consumer, retail and foodservice food safety issues, with emphasis on engaging audiences through various media with the aim of creating and fostering good food safety culture. He is involved with developing and delivering a food safety training program to small and medium businesses to comply with FSMA regulations. He has worked on the development of on-farm food safety programs; consulted for industry and government around food safety issues; and conducted observation studies at community dinners, foodservice, farmers’ markets and in food production settings.