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Safe Plates Food Safety Information Center

The Safe Plates Food Safety Information Center (FSIC) gives people information like the science behind the 5-second rule, what restaurant inspection scores mean, and how flour gets contaminated with pathogenic E. coli. Real, evidence-based scientific food safety information that can help people make safe food choices. Safe Plates FSIC is an online community and resource that utilizes various social media channels to improve food safety knowledge, attitudes and practices of users by delivering evidence-based scientific food safety information.

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What’s New:

Using  Evidence-based Information and Programming Fact Sheet

October is National Apple Month. Stay tuned for tips and recipes on preserving apples in a variety of ways.

On Global Handwashing Day, October 15th we will discuss the science behind handwashing and debunk myths on hand drying.

Throughout the fall season we will share information on flour contamination, making sauerkraut, Halloween food safety tips and more.

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Photo of Candice Christian, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCandice ChristianArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 33 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human Sciences(919) 515-9148 Candice_Christian@ncsu.eduAgricultural & Human Sciences
NC State Extension, NC State University
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