New Food Safety, Grocery Shopping Resources Released

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The NC State Extension Food Safety team continues to develop resources to guide consumers and the food industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. A sampling of new materials provide guidance on minimizing risk while grocery shopping and facts and tips related to fresh produce and the coronavirus.

Find a comprehensive offering of food safety resources, in both English and Spanish, that provide best practices for COVID-19 preparation and risk management for individuals at home and for food environments like restaurants, grocery stores, food banks, gardens, and farms at Extension COVID-19 Food Safety Resources.

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Home Food Preservation

These pages provide evidence-based training and materials for safely preserving foods at home. In addition, these pages also link to trusted resources and recipes for home food preservation.
  • General Canning provides an overview of how to preserve foods safely with water bath or pressure canning, including training materials
    • Water Bath Canning provides fact sheets, recipes, and details on how to safely can high acid foods
    • Pressure Canning provides fact sheets, recipes, and details on how to safely can low acid foods, as well as testing a pressure canner
  • Fermentation and Pickling provides fact sheets, recipes, and training materials on how to safely dry fruits, vegetables and meats
  • Dehydration provides fact sheets, recipes, and training materials on how to safely dry fruits, vegetables, and meats


Minimizing Risk While Grocery Shopping (English)

Minimizing Risk While Grocery Shopping (Spanish)

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Justin Moore, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJustin MooreDirector of Marketing and Communications, NC State Extension Call Justin Email Justin Extension Administration
NC State Extension, NC State University
Posted on Apr 6, 2020
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