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Protein and the Med Way

What comes to mind when you think of protein? A big, juicy steak? Maybe a delicious pork roast? Did …

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Pumpkin Season Is Here

When we think of Fall, pumpkins often come to mind. Whether for carving, decorating, or eating, pumpkins are the …

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Part 2 - Meal Prep 101

Tips and Tricks for a Better Meal Prep Experience: It may be difficult at first and take a little more …

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Mom's Zucchini Bread

Who has an abundance of zucchini in your garden, raise your hand? Who has an abundance of zucchini in …

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Summer Corn Salad

Summer Corn Salad Ingredients 6 ears corn, husked and cleaned 3 large tomatoes, diced 1 large onion, diced ¼ cup chopped fresh basil ¼ cup …

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Be Prepared for Hurricane Season

We’re in hurricane season and have already had several named storms. According to experts, this perhaps will be an …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

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Aflatoxins and Animal Food Safety

This factsheet covers the guidelines and mitigation for aflatoxins in animal food in North Carolina.

Insurance Coverage Options for Fresh Produce Growers

This publication provides information to help produce growers understand the variety of insurance coverage or …

1/6/21Food Safety

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

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

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

FSMA Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCAF) Exemption Decision Tree Tool

The NC State Feed Milling and Animal Food Safety programs have developed a decision tree …

11/10/20

Abbreviated Guide to Creating a Livestock Food Safety Plan Under the Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCAF) Rule

This guide outlines steps that a facility producing livestock food could follow when developing its …

11/6/20
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Extrusion Processing: A Versatile Technology for Producing Foods and Feeds

This factsheet introduces extrusion as a food and feed production process. Topics include the basic …

10/30/20

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

10/14/20
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Managing the Impact of Floodwater Contaminants on Soil and Produce in Residential, Community, and School Vegetable Gardens

This publication discusses how floods can affect food gardens. In it, you'll find recommendations for …

10/5/20