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Know how. Know now.
From border to border in Nebraska, UNL Extension is making an incredible impact on the success of our state — its youth, its families, its farms and ranches, its communities, its economy. Please check these websites for more "know how, know now" information.
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- Handwashing Posters, Table Tents, Handouts
Handwashing is the most effective way to prevent the spread of illness according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Helppromote handwashing at your work or community site with these FREE materials!
- Handwashing and General Food Safety Videos
A collection of educational AND funny videos promoting handwashing, how to cough and sneeze, and more.
Food Safety for Families Materials
- Food Safety for Families Fact Sheets and Podcast. NEW
Topics include Safe practices for breast milk, formula and baby's first foods; Holiday cooking (turkey); Picnic and buffet foods; Cleaning; Washing produce, preparing foods and more.
General Food Safety Topics
Let's Play ... FOOD: Keep or Toss? (Updated 2010)
Food Safety: What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You! Food safety myths and facts. (Updated March, 2011)
Cold Pizza for Breakfast: MyPyramid Food Safety Tips for Teens & Tweens Who Cook (Handout updated 2010, updated PowerPoint to be available later this year)
Table tents (Printable document features 6 table tents on different food safety topics.)
FREE Handwashing Posters & Other Materials
Help promote handwashing at your work or community site with these FREE materials! Includes a poster in English and Spanish, activity sheets for kids, table tents, health fair game, more ... Download here...
iPhone App, Videos
A new application available for Apple devices -- iPhone and iPod touch -- helps protect consumers from bad leftovers. The "4-Day Throw Away" application, available now from the App Store, is an extension of the 4-Day Throw Away campaign , which educates consumers about the dangers of foodborne illnesses and the four-day guideline for eating, freezing or throwing away leftovers. Read more about the App and the Campaign.