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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 …

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This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

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Keeping Food Safe to Eat at Home

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Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Helping Your Family Prepare Before a Disaster

Don’t be reluctant to talk with your family about the possibility of a hurricane, fire, …

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Evacuation Disaster Kit

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Hurricane Preparedness

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