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.
Food Preparation and Handling
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.
Provides you with general directions, as well as sections dedicated to just fruits, vegetables, tomatoes and tomato products; meats, poultry and seafood; pickles and fermented products; jellies, jams and preserves.
Keep family members safe and prevent foodborne illness. Learn more about the microorganisms which cause foodborne illness, symptoms and prevention.
Food Service & Farmer's Markets
Safe food handling practices training, publications and materials for professionals and consumers.