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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.
Proper food storage helps maintain food quality by retaining flavor, color, texture and nutrients, while reducing the chance of contracting a foodborne illness. Learn about how food spoils, how to store perishable, semi-perishable and staple foods, and their expected storage life.
Whether buying food at supermarkets or grocery stores, from farmer's markets, or raising your own food, it is important that safe handling procedures be followed.
Keep family members safe and prevent foodborne illness. Learn more about the microorganisms which cause foodborne illness, symptoms and prevention.
Safe food handling practices training, publications and materials for professionals and consumers.
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.
Toll-free Food Safety Hotlines and Contact Info
Explore food-related academic majors!
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) offers several food-related undergraduate programs in a variety of academic disciplines. Many of these programs are interdisciplinary. More ...