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Balancing Life: Food Safety at Home, Stores, Restaurants, and Gardens



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Hosted by Crystal Tyler-Mackey, Extension Specialist, Community Viability, Virginia Tech; and presented by Renee Boyer, Associate Professor, Extension Specialist, Food Science and Technology, Virginia Tech and Melissa Chase, Consumer Food Safety Program Manager, Food Science and Technology, Virginia Tech

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Is it safe to eat inside a restaurant? Do I need to do something with my groceries? Should I accept produce from my friend's garden? How can I preserve my garden extras? Are the seeds I found in my mailbox safe to plant? Expert presenters Dr. Renee Boyer and Dr. Melissa Chase guide us on the best ways to keep our families safe from Coronavirus and food-borne illnesses during COVID-19.

For more videos in this series, visit Balancing Life.

More COVID-19 resources can be found at COVID-19.

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Publication Date

August 14, 2020