• Safe Food after a Tornado (WO1034)

    Published on October 21, 2015

    Every county in Michigan has experienced at least one tornado in the past 55 years. The Michigan State Police Emergency Management Division gives tornadoes a high human health risk rating.

  • Michigan Fresh-Handling, Using and Storing Venison (E3233)

    Published on October 21, 2015

    Recommendations for properly handling venison as well as tips for food safety and storage. It includes advice on thawing, marinating, cooking, canning and freezing as well as recommended process times for canning venison in pressure canners.

  • Safe Handling of Fruits and Vegetables (E3212)

    Published on October 21, 2015

    It is always important to clean fresh produce with safe water, peeling root crops and removing outer leaves of leafy vegetables to reduce soil residue. This will help ensure you and your family are protected from harmful substances.

  • Is my Water Safe (WO1031)

    Published on October 20, 2015

    A disaster may disrupt the electricity needed to pump water in the home and/or contaminate the water supply. Planning ahead can assure there is enough safe water for drinking, preparing food, brushing teeth and keeping clean.

  • Keeping Food Safe After a Fire (E3365)

    Published on October 20, 2015

    Residential fires are, unfortunately, a common occurrence. Some 2 million American homes are damaged or destroyed by fire yearly. In the aftermath of fire, people are left to salvage their lives and belongings.

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