Food Safety

Fiesta vegetable trayLarge food recalls have recently forced consumers to throw away foods because of contamination with the potentially deadly bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Additionally, spices and produce sold in local grocery stores have been recalled due to the potential presence of Salmonella and E. coli, which can cause illness. How can you help your family stay safe and healthy?

Barbara Ingham, Food Science Extension Specialist, offers food safety tips, recall alerts, and helpful links at Safe & Healthy: Preparing and Preserving Food at Home. We encourage you to bookmark this reliable and easy-read resource, or subscribe with your email address and keep up to date on all the latest food safety & preservation news.