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
March 25, 2015 | Sarah Sleziak Johnson | Easter celebrations bring the opportunity to get kids into the kitchen, and it all starts with a book.
March 25, 2015 | Christine Venema | Knowledgeable volunteers preparing and cooking wild game properly can prevent foodborne illness at a fundraiser.
March 20, 2015 | Jeannie Nichols | Some sweet tips to keep your chocolate from blooming, and if it does what to do about it.
March 18, 2015 | Beth Waitrovich | For best quality, use frozen foods in a timely manner.
March 18, 2015 | Laurie Messing | Cooking to proper internal temperatures checked with a food thermometer is the best way to beat foodborne illness.
March 17, 2015 | Eileen Haraminac | Transitioning to spring means melting snow, lakes and rivers which can cause first-time floods. What would you do if your property were flooded? Here are some tips to keep you safe.
March 16, 2015 | Laurie Messing | It is never too early to start planning for your summer home preserved foods.
March 12, 2015 | Terry McLean | Pilot program develops curriculum aimed at small scale vegetable producers in urban communities. These programs will provide a comprehensive look at vegetable production to hone current skills, develop new strategies and better understand pests.
March 6, 2015 | Jane Hart | Take caution and know what to do if someone near you is choking.
March 5, 2015 | Jeannie Nichols | The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sponsors March as National Nutrition Month to inspire citizens to make intelligent food choices for a healthy lifestyle.
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Date: Mar 26, 2015
Location: Vernon Township Hall, 6801 S. Durand Rd., Durand, MI 48429
Date: Mar 26, 2015
Location: MSU Extension Tuscola County Office, 362 Green St., Caro, MI 48723
Date: Mar 30, 2015
Location: Sandusky District Library, 55 E Sanilac Road, Sandusky MI 48471
- Communicating Fish Consumption Advisories
- Consumer Seafood Education
- Cooking for Crowds
- Cottage Food Law
- Food Preservation
- Food Safety Training for Food Service Workers
- Good Agricultural Practices
- Keeping Food Safe – Youth Gardening
- Michigan FoodCorps
- Michigan Fresh
- Michigan Good Food
- Michigan MarketMaker
- Put It Up! Food Preservation for Youth