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Spoonfuls of spices flyer informational with date, time, location and registration info.

Spice-Make & Take Workshop

Learn how to blend and create your own flavorful spices to enhance the flavor of your foods! A Spice …

Food Safety Regulations for Food Production flyer with date, time, registration info and images of presenters, Lynette, Jimo and Kate

Food Production Regulations

Food Safety/Quality, Processing and Packaging What are the regulations of food safety for Food Processors & Entrepreneurs? How do you …

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August FCS News

August-National Sandwich Month As the end of Summer approaches, and fixing school lunch boxes begins again with the start of …

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FCS News: March 2022

National Nutrition Month® 2022 The 2022 theme, Celebrate a World of Flavors, embraces global cultures, cuisines and inclusion, plus showcases …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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FCS Weekly Newsletter - July 20, 2020

Summer Without Salmonella Hello Parents! Are you aware that illnesses from Salmonella spike in the summer? And that the overwhelming …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

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Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation …

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Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses food donations given …

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Best Practices for Utilizing Local Food in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes

This publication provides practical tips on how to promote health eating by incorporating fresh, local …

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Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

1/31/24
PFAS are found in many household products such as fast food packaging, pesticides, and stain resistant products.

Guide to Understanding and Addressing PFAS in our Communities

This FactSheet provides a guide to understanding and addressing PFAS in our communities, which may …

1/18/24
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FDA Food Processing Facility Registration

Fact sheet covering the Food & Drug Association’s (FDA) requirements for food facilities to register …

10/24/23

Food Labeling: FDA Exemptions for Small Business

This factsheet explains the nutrition labeling requirements small businesses are exempt from.

10/23/23

Meeting the Press: An Agent's Guide to Media Relations

This factsheet provides guidance to Extension agents on best practices when dealing with media like …

10/4/23For Safety's Sake