Mary Saucier Choate, Food Safety Field Specialist, UNH Extension, Grafton County, is also a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist with 20 years of service in the retail food industry. She earned a BA in Communication from UNH and a MS in Food and Nutrition from Framingham State College. Mary teaches ServSafe® and introductory food safety classes for managers and staff of food service establishments. She works with farmers and food processors to assist them with understanding how the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations may affect their business. Mary also writes articles and blogs on practical food safety for consumers.