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Iredell County Fair

85th Year 2021 Iredell County Agricultural Fair Friday, September 3 thru Saturday, September 11, 2021 Vendor Application | Entry Forms | Premium Book | Entertainment General Admission …

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Servsafe Training

This class covers contamination, hygiene, time and temperature control, food-borne illness, allergens, and cleaning and sanitizing. About This Event The registration …

Upcoming Events

As part of FoodCoVNET we are coordinating an ongoing webinar series. All webinars will be recorded and posted here …

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ServSafe: Food Safety Manager Training

This 2-day class covers contamination, hygiene, time and temperature control, food-borne illness, allergens, and cleaning and sanitizing. Register today! About this …

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Canner Lid Clinic Scheduled

Cooperative Extension will test dial-gauge pressure canner lids Thursday, June 4th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Fort …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

Basic Food Microbiology

This factsheet describes the role microorganisms play in food production. Bacteria, viruses, yeasts, molds, and …

8/18/22

The Questions on Salvaging Flooded Crops

This factsheet addresses the question of whether or not it is possible to salvage crops …

8/18/22

Listeria

This factsheet provides an overview of Listeria and provides guidance on the prevention of foodborne …

8/18/22
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To Zap or not to Zap? Food Irradiation

This factsheet describes the process of irradiating food

8/18/22
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Measuring the Heat

Temperature control is an important aspect of food safety and using a thermometer is an important …

8/18/22For Safety's Sake

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

8/18/22For Safety's Sake

Meeting the Press: An Agent's Guide to Media Relations

This factsheet provides guidance to Extension agents on best practices when dealing with media like …

8/18/22For Safety's Sake

Refrigerated Foods: Some Rules for Processing

This factsheet provides guidelines for safely processing refrigerated foods.

8/18/22