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Holiday Food Safety Resources

Here are some supplemental Holiday food safety resources that may assist you with safe Holiday cooking this season. Hotlines USDA Meat …

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Food Safety and Thanksgiving

November is finally here and it’s been quite the year. However, we still have plenty of things to be …

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Canning Equipment: Resources

Hello Everyone, It seems like we are experiencing the old canning shortage of 1975. I want to give you some survival …

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Season: Food Safety

Hello Everyone, As you already know, hurricane season is upon us. We would like to share some resources and tips …

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Summer Cooking!!

Hey Everyone!! It’s time for summer festivities such as outdoor adventures, outdoor sports, State parks, National parks, water adventures, and …

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Avoiding Food Waste

Hello Everyone, I want to give you some quick notes and updates from NC State University about food storage for …

Strengthening The Immune System

Strengthening the Immune System

We could talk more about COVID-19 throughout this article but quite frankly, it would be a little too late …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

2 weeks agoFor Safety's Sake

FSMA Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCAF) Exemption Decision Tree Tool

The NC State Feed Milling and Animal Food Safety programs have developed a decision tree …

3 weeks ago

Abbreviated Guide to Creating a Livestock Food Safety Plan Under the Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCAF) Rule

This guide outlines steps that a facility producing livestock food could follow when developing its …

11/6/20
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Extrusion Processing: A Versatile Technology for Producing Foods and Feeds

This factsheet introduces extrusion as a food and feed production process. Topics include the basic …

10/30/20

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

10/14/20
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Managing the Impact of Floodwater Contaminants on Soil and Produce in Residential, Community, and School Vegetable Gardens

This publication discusses how floods can affect food gardens. In it, you'll find recommendations for …

10/5/20

How Animal Food Facilities Can Prepare for Regulatory Inspections

Though they can be a source of worry, the fact of the matter is that …

7/23/20

Determining Peanut Pod Maturity and Estimating the Optimum Digging Date

This profile board will help farmers and consultants determine when peanuts should be dug.

4/24/20