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Food Storage for Safety and Quality

by P. Kendall and N. Dimond * (6/12) Quick Facts… Place perishables in the coolest part of your car during the trip home. If the time from store to home refrigerator will be more than one hour, plan ahead and pack an insulated container with ice or an ice pack. Place raw […]

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Safe Handling and Preparation with Eggs

Homemade Eggnog Eggnog prepared with raw eggs can be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. Prepare it safely by either using a pasteurized egg product or first heating the milk and eggs to 160°F as measured with a food thermometer. Don’t count on alcohol to make it safe. Once diluted, alcohol can no longer […]

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Health Benefits and Safe Handling of Salad Greens

by M. Bunning and P. Kendall1 (6/12) Quick Facts… Lettuce, spinach, and other salad greens are an important part of a healthful diet because they can be year-round sources of vitamin A, vitamin C, and other nutrients. Red and dark green leafy vegetables are generally higher in antioxidants, Vitamin B6, and […]