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Fresh Produce

Food Storage

Storing Fresh Produce The flavors of fruits and vegetables and their nutrient value are best preserved through proper storage. In general, this requires cool to

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Quantity Food Preparation

Cooking for Groups: A Volunteer’s Guide to Food Safety– USDA 7 Food Safety Steps for Successful Community Meals – USDA

Appetite for Knowledge

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Safe Workplace Dining

Many Americans regularly eat lunch and snacks at their workplace. Some have designated lunchrooms, but many of us regularly eat at our desks- including me!

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Wedding Food Safety Tips

Summer means it is the peak wedding season. Wedding receptions are expensive. One of the ways couples can please guests and keep costs low is

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How Long Should I Keep My Food?

Although most people employ the “sniff test” to determine if their food is still good, this method can be misleading and dangerous. Many organisms that

Veggie and Meat Skewers

Grilling Guidelines

Grilling is a flavorful way to prepare meals.  Grill meat, vegetables, fruits, and even pizza.  There are multitudes of great recipes.  Add flavor variety to

Going Cold Turkey

Outbreaks of food poisoning occur most often in November and December and meat and poultry accounted for 92% of outbreaks. The last thing you want

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