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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 …

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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 …

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How to Make Fermented Pickles

Interested in fermenting food? Start by making delicious fermented pickles that will be ready within 3-4 weeks. Fermented Pickles Recipe Yields 1-gallon …

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FCS Weekly News - May 4, 2020

May has been designated as International Mediterranean Diet Month. Year after year, the Mediterranean diet is ranked as one …

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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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Food Labeling: FDA Exemptions for Small Business

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

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I Want to Sell Food in a Retail Market...Now What?

This factsheet describes the regulatory requirements that must be met when starting a new food …

1/5/23
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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 …

12/16/22Local Foods
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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 …

12/16/22Local Foods

Forage Economics

This 8-page publication will help producers make decisions about growing or buying forage, and about …

12/15/22

How Animal Food Facilities Can Prepare for Regulatory Inspections

Though they can be a source of worry, the fact of the matter is that …

12/9/22
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Designing a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plan for Shell Eggs

With the addition of new regulatory requirements and continually emerging pathogens, developing and designing a …

12/8/22