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COVID-19 and Grocery Shopping

There are many questions surround grocery shopping and handling food during the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no data currently that …

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Winter Storm Food Safety

As winter storms approach North Carolina, there are steps you can take to prepare for food safety when the …

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Hurricane Dorian Food Safety

As Hurricane Dorian approaches North Carolina, there are steps you can take to prepare for food safety when the …

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Avoid Norovirus During the Holidays

People who study foodborne illness don’t get foodborne illness. Right? I thought that because I knew so much about preventing foodborne …

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A Holiday Gift That Shows You Care

Nothing says “I care about you” like giving a thermometer for a holiday gift. No, seriously. A few years ago, after …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

Producing and Marketing Strawberries for Direct Market Operations

This booklet provides an overview of production costs and marketing strategies that growers should consider …

2 weeks ago

Advisory Index for Transitioning from Conventional to Reduced Tillage Peanut Production in North Carolina

This advisory index is designed to help growers anticipate peanut response to reduced tillage as …

2 weeks ago

Soil Fertility Management for Irish Potato Production in Eastern North Carolina

This publication describes fertilizer management strategies for optimum potato yields and to prevent problems (such …

2 weeks agoSoilFacts

Insurance Coverage Options for Fresh Produce Growers

This publication provides information to help produce growers understand the variety of insurance coverage or …

2/12/21Food Safety
Figure 1. Properly identify plant material by genus and species.

Suggested Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for North Carolina Medicinal Herbs

This publication provides introductory information about growing and wild-harvesting medicinal herbs in North Carolina. The …

2/11/21
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Aflatoxins and Animal Food Safety

This factsheet covers the guidelines and mitigation for aflatoxins in animal food in North Carolina.

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

FSMA Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCAF) Exemption Decision Tree Tool

The NC State Feed Milling and Animal Food Safety programs have developed a decision tree …

11/10/20