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Summer Grilling Has Begun

Memorial Day usually starts the summer get-togethers. Many of us like using our grills in the summer months. Here …

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May Is National Salsa Month

May has been declared National Salsa Month! Salsa is usually a tomato based recipe with onions, peppers and spices …

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Reduce Food Waste in 2022

With the start of a new year, many of us make resolutions or set goals to try and change …

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Safe Holiday Food Gifts

Many of us are looking for new ideas for gifts this holiday season or we may give gifts of …

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November Is National Pepper Month

November is National Pepper Month. Peppers come in many different colors. Red, green, orange, yellow and even purple. They …

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Tractor Supply 4-H Clover Campaign

Since 2010, Tractor Supply has partnered with 4‑H to help create Opportunity4All and raise more than $14 million through …

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Fall Food Preservation Tips

With the fall months starting, it is a time to finish up some canning for those colder winter months. …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

Identifying and Responding to Factors That Can Affect Egg Quality and Appearance

This publication is a useful resource that shell egg producers can use to identify egg …

5/10/22

Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

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

5/9/22

Insurance Coverage Options for Fresh Produce Growers

This publication provides information to help produce growers understand the variety of insurance coverage or …

4/12/22Food Safety
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Aflatoxins and Animal Food Safety

This factsheet covers the guidelines and mitigation for aflatoxins in animal food in North Carolina.

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Proper Postharvest Cooling and Handling Methods

This publication provides information on cooling basics, common produce cooling methods and other steps for …

Packaging Requirements for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

This publication describes types of packaging for fresh fruits and vegetables, including each packaging's functions, …

HACCP in Your School

This manual covers Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), a food safety plan for schools …

10/6/21

Safe Food After a Flood

This factsheet offers information on how to deal with food that may have come into …