Category Archives: Food Safety and Preservation


Jar of KombuchaKombucha – once reserved for small-batch do-it-yourself home-fermenters is now regularly found in farmers markets, health food stores, and even many mainstream supermarkets and gas stations across Wyoming. While many individuals are becoming more familiar with this popular beverage, numerous questions still arise: What is kombucha? How is it made? Is it even safe? Will it cure what ails you?

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Produce Safety

Woman cutting cantaloupeSliced melon is no stranger to foodborne illness! It’s considered a potentially hazardous food, meaning a food that has the ability for bacteria to grow and thrive. The recent multi-state outbreak of Salmonella infection has shed light on the importance of keeping cut melon safe. Continue reading Produce Safety