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NC State Extension

Health & Nutrition

Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that help people make healthier, better-informed decisions and grow our economy. Programs cover a variety of areas from local foods and food safety to gardening and environmental efforts.

Vomiting and Fecal Episodes

This Infosheet offers information on sanitation and clean-up guidelines after vomit or fecal episodes. In 2011, more than 80 …

Be Ready for Storms

This Food Safety Infosheet covers food safety in the wake of a disaster or emergency. Information on what refrigerated …

Easter Food Safety Risks

This Food Safety Infosheet covers safety pointers for handling chicks and ducklings, as well as cooking and dyeing eggs …

Puking Cheerleader Leads to Outbreak

A cheerleading competition in Washington was the backdrop for an outbreak of norovirus. This Food Safety Infosheet describes steps …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

6 hours agoLocal Foods

Your Baby and You, Months 7-9

This publication discusses healthy eating during your third trimester of pregnancy.

1 day agoEating for Two

Your Baby and You, Months 1-3

This publication discusses healthy eating during your first trimester of pregnancy.

1 day agoEating for Two

Your Baby and You, Months 4-6

This publication discusses healthy eating during your second trimester of pregnancy.

1 day agoEating for Two

Active Aging: Making the Most Out of Life

This brief publication is intended to give you research-based information about positive possibilities for the …

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Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

4/3/19

Care and Planting of Ginseng Seed and Roots

This factsheet covers propagating (by seed and by transplant) ginseng, which requires a period of …

trimming local green beans

Best Practices for Utilizing Local Food in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes

This publication provides practical tips on how to promote health eating by incorporating fresh, local …

2/5/19Local Foods