Winter/Spring Food Safety Q&A 2024

February 26, 2024 - May 20, 2024

Online Via Zoom

Contact: Kara Lynch,, (989) 330-0789

Feb 26, 2024 - Food Safety During Baby's First Year
Infants have a higher risk for foodborne illness because of their developing immune system. Join us for important food safety tips to keep your baby safe and healthy during their first year. 

Mar 4, 2024- Understanding Food Recalls
Discover what food recalls mean and what to look for to help you enjoy safe food.

Mar 11, 2024 - Using Frozen Fruit to Make Jam & Jelly
Making a batch of freezer jam is a fun afternoon activity. Use up fruit in the freezer or purchase fruit on sale from the grocery store. 

Mar 18, 2024 - Let's Get to the Meat of Food Safety and Plant-based Protein and Cultured Meat
There's no Alternative to Food Safety with these novel products. Find out how to handle this food safely and prevent Foodborne Illness.

Mar 25, 2024 - Leeks - Everything You Need to Know!
Using, storing and preserving leeks and what you need to know about foraging for wild leeks.  

Apr 1, 2024- Beware of Springtime Storms
Spring storms can create havoc.  Power outages and flooding can be the worst in regards to food safety.  Find out what to do if your power goes out or your home becomes flooded.

Apr 8, 2024 - Food Allergens and Safe Food
Learn about the Big 9 food allergens and how good food safety practices can play a role in preventing allergic reactions.

Apr 15, 2024 - Using Spring Herbs
Tips on using and preserving springtime herbs.

Apr 22, 2024 - Using Greens Safely
Greens are often the subject of food recalls.  Find out how come they are at high risk of foodborne illness and what can we do to reduce the risk of getting sick from greens. 

Apr 29, 2024 - Incorporating Food Safety into Recipes
Food safety should be a part of every recipe. Learn what food safety steps are commonly missed from recipes and apply this knowledge from recipes you get off the internet.

May 6, 2024 - Using Your Water Bath Canner
Get ready to preserve Michigan produce by reviewing how to safely use your water bath canner to process high-acid foods like fruits and acidified tomatoes.

May 13, 2024 - Don't Eat Dirt
There is nothing better than fresh produce. Learn the importance of how and when to safely rinse produce. 

May 20, 2024 - Grilling Safely
As we head into the unofficial start of summer, join us for tips and tricks to safely grill and prepare family favorites all summer long.


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