Americans are fortunate to enjoy a safe, affordable and abundant food supply. To keep it that way, North Carolina Cooperative Extension educational programs help reduce sources of foodborne illness, from the farm gate to the consumer’s plate, help food entrepreneurs launch successful businesses and provide processors with information and new technologies to enhance product quality and profitability while meeting state and federal regulations.
The process for canning green beans has often been controversial as many still remember old-fashioned practices learned from family and friends. Safely canning green beans requires using a tested and reliable method. Pressure MORE »
Reusable grocery totes are great for the environment by helping reduce waste and pollution and save resources. It’s time to take a look inside your cloth or plastic-lined reusable bags and think about MORE »
Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables is healthy. However, care must be taken to be sure fruits and vegetables do not become contaminated with harmful bacteria. It is possible to find harmful MORE »