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Do’s and Don’ts of Canning

Our Food Preservation Series has officially ended for Duplin and Sampson counties. We had a lot of fun making …

Freezing Produce

I have had several calls the past few weeks on preserving produce. There are many ways to preserve produce …

Pressure Canning Workshop

“The crisp late afternoon air reminds you that this might be the last barbecue of the season. You gather …

Freezing for Freshness

Around this time every year when I visit my mom in Hickory, NC I leave with several bags full …

Canning Safely, for Your Safety

It’s almost summer time, which means canning season is almost here! Stands with fresh local strawberries, blueberries, and watermelons …

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Barfblog

barfblog.com is where Drs. Powell, Chapman, Hubbell and assorted food safety friends offer evidence-based opinions on current food safety …

Vomiting and Fecal Episodes

This Infosheet offers information on sanitation and clean-up guidelines after vomit or fecal episodes. In 2011, more than 80 …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

A Guide to Price-Risk Management in Grain Marketing for North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia

This guide summarizes marketing options for grain and soybean growers and explains how to use …

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Food Safety Recall Plan Checklist

This document offers a set of steps for food producers to take when issuing a …

12/18/19

Conservation Tillage on Organic Farms

This online publication describes how cover crops affect the soil, how to establish cover crops, …

11/18/19CEFS
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Designing a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plan for Shell Eggs

With the addition of new regulatory requirements and continually emerging pathogens, developing and designing a …

10/29/19

The Value of Honey Bees as Pollinators in North Carolina

The impact of honey bees on not only North Carolina, but the entire world is …

10/28/19

Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

9/26/19
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Cool and Ship: A Low-Cost, Portable Forced-Air Cooling Unit

This publication gives instruction for building and using an inexpensive postharvest cooling system. The cool …