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Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes
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Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes

Martha Zepp, Andy Hirneisen, MA, Luke LaBorde, Ph.D.

Select the “waxy” or “boiling” kinds. Most red-skin potatoes are suitable, and many white or gold round new potatoes with thin skins work well, too. More
Root Vegetables: Beets, Carrots, Turnips, and Rutabagas
Root Vegetables: Beets, Carrots, Turnips, and Rutabagas - Articles Articles

Root Vegetables: Beets, Carrots, Turnips, and Rutabagas

Martha Zepp, Andy Hirneisen, MA, Luke LaBorde, Ph.D.

Root vegetables must be processed in a pressure canner. Root vegetables cannot be safely canned in a boiling water bath or atmospheric steam canner. More
Soup
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Soup

Martha Zepp, Andy Hirneisen, MA, Luke LaBorde, Ph.D.

The convenience of canned soup makes cooking and meal preparation easier. More
Raw Pet Food
Food Safety Dangers of Raw Pet Food - Articles Articles
Feeding pets a raw protein diet (raw meat) is a trend that has become increasingly popular. The practice of feeding pets raw meat poses health risks to humans. More
Photo by Cpl. U. B. Roberts is in the public domain
Why Can't I Lick the Spoon? - Articles Articles

Why Can't I Lick the Spoon?

Richard Andrew Kralj, M Ed., RDN, LDN

Eating raw cookie dough or raw dough of any type may put you at risk for a foodborne illness! More
Preserving Soup Safely
Preserving Soup Safely - Articles Articles

Preserving Soup Safely

Luke LaBorde, Ph.D.

Learn about safe methods for canning or freezing soup at home. More
Handwashing: Your Best Defense Against Illness
Handwashing: Your Best Defense Against Illness - Articles Articles

Handwashing: Your Best Defense Against Illness

Catherine Nettles Cutter, Ph.D.

This brochure explains how to effectively wash your hands. More
Fight Bac! Four Simple Steps to Food Safety
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Fight Bac! Four Simple Steps to Food Safety

J. Lynne Brown, Ph.D., R.D.

This publication uses the character "Bac" to represent the harmful bacteria that can contaminate food and make us sick. It explains how we can "Fight Bac!" to avoid bacterial contamination of food More
Home Cheesemaking
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Home Cheesemaking

Kerry E. Kaylegian, Ph.D.

Making cheese at home is fun. Proper preparation and attention to sanitation will make good tasting cheese that is safe for the whole family to enjoy. More
deer
Field Dressing Deer Pocket Guide - Articles Articles

Field Dressing Deer Pocket Guide

Catherine Nettles Cutter, Ph.D.

This 12-panel publication, designed and folded to fit into a shirt pocket, explains how to field dress a deer for safe venison and improve food safety. More
Photo credit: Graham Corney, Flickr Creative Commons
Reducing Food Waste with Food Safety in Mind - Articles Articles

Reducing Food Waste with Food Safety in Mind

Dori Owczarzak, MS, RD, LDN, Sharon McDonald, MEd, RD, LDN

Throwing away food is a waste! Here are tips to help you reduce the amount of food you throw out, while being sure the foods you eat are safe. More
Canning and Freezing Questions and Answers
Canning and Freezing Questions and Answers - Articles Articles
The following are some commonly asked food preservation questions (with their answers) More
Food Safety Questions and Answers
Food Safety Questions and Answers - Articles Articles
Commonly asked home owner food safety questions. More
Joseph Berger, Bugwood.org
Vinegar Flies - Articles Articles
Vinegar flies, sometimes inaccurately called fruit flies, are small, slow-flying insects usually found in association with over-ripened fruit and vegetables. More
Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Spider Beetles - Articles Articles
Spider beetles are general scavengers and can be found in pan­tries, museums, grain mills, warehouses, and attics. More
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