Safe Food & Water

Food and water safety is a global issue ranging from farm to table. Michigan State University Extension offers high-quality and affordable education to Michigan residents to increase awareness and knowledge and improve skills as they relate to food and water safety. Programs educate on personal hygiene, safe storage and temperatures, transportation, unsafe environments and cross-contamination

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  • HOT TOPICNational Frozen Food Month

    March 1, 2015 | Jane Hart | Celebrate Frozen Food Month and Frozen Food Day.

  • Focus on food safety to prevent illness

    February 26, 2015 | Elaine M. Bush | Learn how to ensure that the food you eat, and serve to family members, is safe.

  • Buying milk?

    February 23, 2015 | Diane Rellinger | Buying your favorite brand of milk at a good price makes you feel like a savvy shopper, but two other factors should be considered before you step to the checkout.

  • Healthy meetings

    February 20, 2015 | Beth Waitrovich | Avoid the meeting “bulge.” How to eat healthy when attending meetings and conferences.

  • Food recalls: Are you following directions? – part 2

    February 20, 2015 | Lisa Treiber | Ignoring food recalls may lead to foodborne illness or an allergic reaction.

  • Food thermometers

    February 11, 2015 | Michelle Jarvie | Do you know the best and worst way to know if meat is thoroughly cooked?

  • Food recalls: Are you following directions? – part 1

    February 10, 2015 | Lisa Treiber | We see food recalls in the news, but do we follow through to check if we have those items?

  • HOT TOPICA veggie Valentine

    February 4, 2015 | Jeannie Nichols | Valentine poems serve many purposes. They can send loving messages or bring a smile or laugh. This veggie Valentine poem hopefully brings a smile and if you keep reading, there are five tips on fruits and veggies.

  • HOT TOPICDress up the table for your Valentine’s meal

    February 2, 2015 | Jeannie Nichols | Know when and how to use your beautiful crystal glassware and pottery.

  • Every day food safety

    February 1, 2015 | Jane Hart | Don’t get food poisoning from your home kitchen.

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