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  • Jar of homemade jam with cloth tied over the lid.

    The dangers of open kettle canning

    Published on September 7, 2018

    Open kettle canning is a practice that has been around for years, but is not recommended. Learn why this practice can put your canned goods at risk of harboring dangerous toxins.

  • Grilled meat and corn dishes with salad on a table.

    How to avoid the temperature danger zone

    Published on August 17, 2018

    Knowing the correct temperatures involved in cooking, holding and storing food is a critical step in avoiding foodborne illness.

  • Aging and healthy eating

    Published on August 14, 2018

    Older adults may experience common obstacles that need addressing to enable them to make good choices in regards to diet and exercise. Here are some tips that can help.

  • Don’t open the freezer if the power is out

    Published on July 31, 2018

    Each time you open the freezer door while the power is, you increase the interior temperature and decreases the time foods will hold safely without power.

  • Using a slow cooker safely

    Published on July 22, 2018

    Dinner in a slow cooker can be a great way to save time, but make sure to be food safe.

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