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Boiling Water Bath Canning May 6, 2022 348-594 (FST-426P)
Food Storage Guidelines For Consumers
Consumers get food in many ways. They can purchase their food from a convenience store, grocery store, or supermarket, grow or raise their own food, or receive food through a food pantry or other hunger relief program when needed. Often, an individual consumer will have access to more food than they can eat in a day and so it will need to be stored until it is used. This publication will address how you can safely store your food for optimal quality until you are ready to use and consume it.
Jul 18, 2023 348-960 (FST-453NP)
Going To Market: A Guide to Selling Raw, Processed, and Prepared Food Products from Your Home, at Farmers’ Markets, Stores, and Roadside Stands
This publication is a guide to selling raw, processed, and prepared food products from your home, at farmers’ markets, stores, and roadside stands. This guide will detail the answers to those questions, which vary depending on the type of food product and preparation process used. All food producers should follow the relevant good manufacturing practices (for example, those outlined in 21 CFR 114 and/or 21 CFR 117). This guide includes information related to meat, poultry, dairy, seafood, crustacean, shellfish, produce, maple syrup, honey, eggs, baked goods, jams, preserves, jellies, fruit butters, acidified canned foods, dehydrated foods, packaged refrigerated or frozen foods, kombucha, juice, pet treats, samples, time and temperature controlled for safety foods, and food service vendors.
Mar 14, 2024 ANR-46NP (FST-473NP)
Can It Safely Feb 15, 2023 FST-114NP (FST-441NP)
Junior Master Food Volunteer Teen Mentor Hours Report
Junior Master Food Volunteer, Master Food Volunteer, hours report, teen mentor, teen mentor hours report, master food volunteer hours report
Jan 24, 2024 FST-115NP (FST-469NP)
How to Write a Recipe
Whether sharing a recipe with family and friends or using it in a classroom setting or professional publication, knowing how to write a clear, concise, easy-to-follow recipe is an important skill. It takes creativity and practice to develop a delicious and wholesome dish. Writing a recipe so others can duplicate your results successfully, time after time, requires adhering to specific guidelines and a set of rules.
Apr 9, 2021 FST-155NP (FST-384NP)
Teaching Tips and Techniques: A Dialogue Learning Approach
Volunteer teachers are important to Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE). Volunteers convey information on a variety of topics by teaching or assisting with programs. Although there are many methods for delivering content, this publication will focus on a selection of teaching techniques to foster dialogue.
Jul 17, 2023 FST-284NP (FST-452NP)
Making Your Own Sanitizing or Disinfecting Solution Jan 30, 2022 FST-339NP
Cleaning, Sanitizing, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing. What's the difference? Jun 25, 2021 FST-386NP
Cleaning, Sanitizing, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing. What's the Difference? - Chinese Aug 11, 2021 FST-389NP
Limpieza, Sanitización, Desinfección y Esterilización. ¿Cuál es la diferencia? (Cleaning, Sanitizing, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing. What's the Difference?) Aug 18, 2021 FST-390NP
How to Clean, Sanitize, and Disinfect Surfaces Dec 21, 2021 FST-395NP
¿Cómo Limpiar, Sanitizar, y Desinfectar Superficies? ( How to Clean, Sanitize, and Disinfect Surfaces) Dec 21, 2021 FST-396NP
Before You Buy – What to Look for on Household Cleaner, Sanitizer, and Disinfectant Labels Feb 4, 2022 FST-397NP
Antes de Comprar – ¿Qué Debe Buscar en las Etiquetas de Productos Domésticos de Limpieza, Sanitizantes y Desinfectantes? ( Before You Buy – What to Look for on Household Cleaner, Sanitizer, and Disinfectant Labels) Jan 30, 2022 FST-398NP
Using Hand Sanitizers Feb 2, 2022 FST-407NP
Making Your Own Sanitizer - Vietnamese Feb 11, 2022 FST-412NP
Cleaning, Sanitizing, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing - Vietnamese Feb 9, 2022 FST-413NP
使用消毒免洗洗手液 (Making Your Own Sanitizing) Feb 11, 2022 FST-414NP
在购买前—阅读清洗剂、清洁剂和消毒剂上的 使用说明 (Before You Buy – What to Look for on Household Cleaner, Sanitizer, and Disinfectant Labels) Feb 9, 2022 FST-415NP
使用消毒免洗洗手液 (Using Hand Sanitizers) Feb 14, 2022 FST-416NP
如何清洗,清洁和消毒表面 (How to Clean, Sanitize, and Disinfect Surfaces) Feb 9, 2022 FST-417NP
How to Clean, Sanitize, and Disinfect Surfaces - Vietnamese Feb 23, 2022 FST-419NP
Before You Buy - What to Look for on Household Cleaner, Sanitizer, and Disinfectant Labels - Vietnamese Feb 25, 2022 FST-420NP
Using Hand Sanitizers - Vietnamese Feb 25, 2022 FST-421NP
Food Safety For School and Community Gardens: A Handbook for Beginning and Veteran Garden Organizers
Creating and maintaining community and school gardens has been identified as an effective strategy to increase healthy food awareness and consumption. Unfortunately, fresh fruits and vegetables have been linked to hundreds of outbreaks of foodborne illness in the U.S. since 1990. This document outlines the recommended agricultural practices for food safety in gardens.
Feb 20, 2024 FST-60P (FST-470)
Master Food Volunteer Oct 4, 2022 FST-76NP (FST-430NP)
Understanding and Managing Food Allergies
Food allergies affect approximately 11 percent of adults and approximately 8 percent of children in the United States. Over the last decade, the number of young people with food allergies has increased. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported an increase in food allergies in children of 50% from 1997 to 2011. Food allergies can be serious and life-threatening; severe reactions kill 100 to 200 Americans per year (University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2023). The risk of accidental exposure to foods can be reduced if physicians, parents, child care providers, and teachers work to minimize risks and provide a safe environment for children with food allergies. This publication provides general information and guidelines to manage food allergies at home, schools, day care centers, and camps.
Jul 10, 2023 FST-283NP (FST-454NP)
Understanding Dates on Labels of Donated Food Nov 21, 2022 FST-422P (FST-436NP)
Uso de Desinfectantes de Manos (Using Hand Sanitizers) Mar 24, 2022 FST-423NP
Preparación de su Propia Solución de Sanitizante o Desinfectante (Making Your Own Sanitizing or Disinfecting Solution) Apr 18, 2022 FST-425NP
Preserving High Acid Foods with a Steam Canner May 10, 2022 FST-427NP
Donating Unused Food From Your Pantry Sep 7, 2022 FST-431NP
Hosting a Food Drive Sep 9, 2022 FST-432NP
Entendiendo las Fechas en las Etiquetas de los Alimentos Donados (Understanding Dates on Labels of Donated Food) Nov 21, 2022 FST-437P
如何理解捐赠食品标签上的日期 (Understanding Dates of Labels on Donated Food) Nov 21, 2022 FST-438P
شرح التو ار یخ الموجودة بالأغ ذیة المع بأةال م تبرع بھ (Understanding Dates on Labels of Donated Food) Mar 20, 2023 FST-439P
Liability Exemptions When Donating Food to Hunger Relief Organizations in Virginia May 4, 2023 FST-447NP
Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies: Sesame Allergies
This factsheet describes Sesame Allergies and how to manage them. This new allergen was added to the big FDA allergens list in 2023.
May 31, 2023 FST-449NP
Best Food Safety Practices for Hunger Relief Organizations When Accepting, Sorting, and Storing Donated Foods Aug 14, 2023 FST-456NP
Best Food Safety Practices for Hunger Relief Organizations When Distributing Foods Aug 16, 2023 FST-457NP
Regulatory and Liability Exemptions for Organizations Distributing Donated Food in Virginia
To support hunger relief work, and to keep safe, quality food from ending up in a landfill, the Code of Virginia (§§ 3.2-5144 and 35.1-14.2) and U.S. Code (42 U.S.C. § 1791) provides certain regulatory exemptions and liability protections to organizations which distribute donated food to people who need it. This includes nonprofit organizations and qualified direct donors. This publication is meant to highlight the regulatory exemptions and liability protections which exist for organizations which distribute donated foods. This publication does not contain legal advice, and any legal questions should be directed to a qualified legal professional.
Aug 30, 2023 FST-458NP