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Small-Scale Production of Acidified Canned Foods
Information is available to help small businesses in Wisconsin that process salsa, pickles and other acidified foods for sale.
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Selecting and Serving Safe Fresh Produce
Recent data suggest that increasingly fresh produce is linked to foodborne illnesses. The FDA offers information on selecting and serving safe produce for your family.
Safe Home Food Preservation
Saving the bounty of your garden as delicious home-preserved food can be rewarding. Be sure to follow safe, tested recipes for maximum enjoyment. NEW! webinars posted every few weeks.
Ask Karen is the new food safety information service available from the United States Department of Agriculture.
Now, automated food safety information is available 24/7 on the prevention of foodborne illness, as well as the safe handling, preparation and storage of meat, poultry and egg products.
ChooseMyPlate.gov helps you focus on key behaviors:
- Enjoy food, but eat less.
- Avoid oversized portions.
- Make half your plate fruits & veggies.
- Drink water instead of sugary drinks.
- Switch to fat-free or low-fat milk.
- Compare sodium in foods.
- Make half your grains whole.
Wisconsin Acidified Canned Foods
Registration is now open for the Acidified Canned Foods training for 2015. Open to Wisconsin food processors only.
February 26, 2015 – Eau Claire
April 23, 2015 – Madison: REGISTRATION CLOSED
August 20, 2015 – Green Bay (register online)
November 5, 2015 – Wausau (register online)
Brochure and registration information can be found here
FDA Better Process Control School
Date and address:
- May 11-14, 2015: CANCELLED
Safe & Healthy: Preserving Food at Home
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