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A MUTUAL COMMITMENT TO KEEP EVERYONE HEALTHY & SAFE The Count On Me NC program is focused on providing the …

Basic Holiday Food Safety

Basic Holiday Food Safety

During the holidays, many people plan and prepare meals to feed more than just their own family. Feeding a …

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Food Protection Manager Certification

This program is for foodservice managers and supervisory staff in any foodservice establishment. Masks and social distancing will be …

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Test Your Canner Lid

Food Preservation season has arrived. It’s important when processing your fresh fruits and vegetables this year, you follow the …

food preservation

General Canning

If this is your first time canning, read the USDA’s Complete Guide to Home Canning. This guide explains everything …

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Count on Me NC

NC State Extension, in partnership with NC Department of Health and Human Services, NC Restaurant and Lodging Association and Visit NC, is excited to …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

Insurance Coverage Options for Fresh Produce Growers

This publication provides information to help produce growers understand the variety of insurance coverage or …

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Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

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

11/11/20For 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 …

11/10/20

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