Any time is a great time to refresh your food safety skills, but the back-to-school season is an ideal occasion to do so. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention promotes September as National Food Safety Education Month (NFSEM) and offers plenty of resources and information related to foodborne illness and food safety. NFSEM encourages operators to share food safety practices and tips with employees, while also educating the general public about the importance of food safety protocols, including the proper storing and handling of food at home.
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Fall is a fabulous time of year.
It’s the time of year when fresh, local produce is available. A successful hunting trip may provide you with extra meat for your family. You may want to can, freeze or dehydrate foods for enjoyment during Wyoming’s cold winter months. Continue reading Choosing a Food Preservation Method
Fruits and vegetables can be home preserved by pickling. Pickling is a form of canning. It is a skillful blending of spices, sugar, and vinegar with a fruit or vegetable. Continue reading Pickling: More Than Just For Cucumbers!
Do you enjoy the fresh taste of tomatoes just off the vine? Then take advantage of tomato season by learning how to preserve tomatoes the proper way! Continue reading A Taste For Tomatoes
With so many people on the roads these next few months and perhaps using the jet air hand dryers at the rest stops or businesses, here is some interesting information that I gleaned from the FOOD FOR THOUGHT, WY Dept. of Ag: Consumer Health Services Division, Spring, 2016, issue article that was written by Alexandra Ossola. For the complete article, you can go online to http://www.popsi.com/do-jet-hand-dryers-spread-more-germs-than-paper-towels. Continue reading Jet Air Hand Dryers