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Fall, Fairs, Festivals & Food Safety

Now that fall season is here, communities are offering hayrides, pumpkin picking, fall festivals, craft shows, and more. When thinking about these fall activities, many people start to crave iconic fall festival food, such as apple pies, hot spiced cider, … Continue reading

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Be Food Safe at Your Tailgate

Football season is in full swing and many of us are headed off to a tailgate party before the game or a big viewing party at a friend’s home. While we typically plan ahead to make sure we have enough … Continue reading

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Back to School Lunch Time

As the summer winds down and school is back in session, many parents are faced with packing lunches that need to be satisfying, nutritious, and safe.  Children are one of the most vulnerable groups when it comes to food poisoning.  … Continue reading

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“Is It Done Yet?”

How many times have you heard “Is it done yet?” when you are fixing a meal? It doesn’t matter if it is the Thanksgiving turkey or a grilled burger or pork chops – they can’t seem to wait until it … Continue reading

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Prepare to Preserve: Pressure Canner Testing

Finally, summer is here and your garden may be offering a bounty of fresh produce. If you plan to preserve your harvest throughout the season by using a pressure canner, one of the most important things that you can do … Continue reading

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Be Food Safe With Berries

Berry season is already upon us! Fresh berries can provide many wonderful nutrients that may decrease our risk of cancer and heart disease. To get the most out of those berries we need to be “food safe” when picking, selecting, … Continue reading

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Farm Market Food Safety

It’s summertime in Ohio and who doesn’t enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables from the local farm market? Fresh fruits and vegetables are both nutritious and delicious. According to recommendations from choosemyplate.gov, we should make ½ of our plate at every … Continue reading

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