Keeping You Informed
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.
Summertime Food Safety
Summer can be a time to reconnect with family and friends. When preparing for an event, be sure to keep food safety in mind.
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
Choose a site to register for the Acidified Canned Foods training. Open to Wisconsin food processors only.
October 17, 2013 - Green Bay (Closed)
November 14, 2013 - Madison (Closed)
Brochure and registration information can be found here.
FDA Better Process Control School
Date and address:
- March 17-20, 2013
- University of Wisconsin - Union South
- Early registration deadline: March 1, 2014
Documents and helpful links:
- Brochure and registration information
- Enrollment Form
- Online Registration
- Wisconsin Union Hotel reservations
- Campus Parking (UW Transportation Services)
Safe & Healthy: Preserving Food at Home
Join the Blog for frequent updates and tips on safely preserving the bounty of the season.
- NEW! Food Preservation Lunch & Learn webinars
- Tailgating Tips for Summertime Food Safety (June 20)
- Barbeque and Food Safety (June 20)
- Barbeque and Food Safety (En Espanol) (June 20)
- Best BBQ and Grilling Recipes (June 20)
- Summertime Food Safety Basics (June 20)
- Food Safety for Older Adults (June 20)
- Home Canned Sweet Spreads with Green Chilies (Oct. 1, 2012)
- Safety of Cantaloupe (Aug. 20, 2012)
- Back-to-School Food Safety Reminders (Aug. 15, 2012)
- Wisconsin's Pickle Bill (Aug. 15, 2012)
- Using Clear-Jel for Low-Sugar Jam (Oct. 20, 2011)
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