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Botulism

by P. Kendall *(5/12) Quick Facts… The Western United States has one of the highest incidences of botulism in the United States because of soil and high altitude. Conditions that favor botulism include a high-moisture, low-salt, low-acid environment in which food is stored without oxygen or refrigeration. Anaerobic conditions can develop […]

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Making Flavored Vinegar (9.340)

by D. Grubb, E. Shackelton, and M. Bunning* (1/21) Quick Facts… Flavored vinegar can enhance salads, marinades, and sauces and may be safely prepared at home. Carefully selected ingredients, clean utensils and containers, and good preparation practices help ensure the safety and quality of flavored vinegar. Store homemade flavored vinegar […]