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Holiday Food Safety Important for Cooks

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For more information concerning holiday food safety, contact your local Extension office and ask to speak to a food safety agent or learn more online at….

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A Safe Turkey Is Critical This Holiday Season

…t thoroughly to 165°F or until hot and steaming.
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For additional questions on cooking a safe turkey, contact your local Extension office and ask to speak to a food safety agent or learn more online at….

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Safely Thawing Your Holiday Turkey

… refrigerator should be kept in its packaging. This prevents cross-contamination with other items that it may come into contact with. The bird should be placed on a pan on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator.

Allow 24 hours of thawing t…

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Freeze Vegetables This Summer

…he steps necessary to successfully freeze and store vegetables. For more information, visit Alabama Extension online or contact your county Extension office….

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Drying Fruits at Home

…ns in some individuals. If this method is used, food should be dried outdoors for safety reasons. For more information, contact your county Extension office.
Drying Methods
Sun Method
Fruits are high in acid and sugars. This makes it saf…

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Food Safety for Southern U.S. Food Crop Producers After Flooding

…substance which may render it injurious to health…”.

Assessing Risks When Floodwaters are Present But Do Not Contact the Crop

How can safety be assessed if it is not clear if the floodwater Contacted the crop?
Sometimes it is…

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Pickling Foods at Home

For more questions on pickling or any other food preservation, visit Alabama Extension online at or contact your county Extension office….

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Nutrition Facts Panel Order Form

…ipe are listed as their raw (precooked) weight. Record the weight of the batch before and after cooking in the form.

Contact us if there are any unusual processing methods that may alter the NFP. Additional questions may be asked in rega…

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Grilling Up Food Safety for Memorial Day

…CAUTION:  Do not use disinfectant types of wipes for handwashing. These wipes are for cleaning and sanitizing nonfood contact surfaces and not hands or surfaces that will touch food.
Create your own handwashing station. If you do not h…

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Does the Seafood HACCP Regulation Apply to You?

…rinciples under standardized curriculum recognized by the FDA.

For more information on taking a seafood HACCP class, contact Alice Moore at or (334) 295-5959.


Download a PDF of Does the Seafood HACCP Reg…

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Make More from the Produce You Grow

…wberries, blueberries, blackberries, apples, citrus, melons, plums, muscadines, and pecans. Producers are encouraged to contact individual businesses to learn their particular production needs (table 1).

How much produce can a producer…

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Starting a Food Processing Business: Good Manufacturing Practices

…e services.

Sanitary Operations. All buildings and equipment must be maintained in a clean, sanitary condition. Food contact equipment must be sanitized regularly. Cleaning and sanitizing chemicals must be handled carefully to prevent co…

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…ng the examination for the first time or needing an updated edition must purchase the textbook ($60) separately.

Contact your local Extension office for more information about upcoming classes.

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Alabama Cottage Food Law: Food Safety (Video II)

… When handling a ready-to-eat product, always wear gloves. Consider single-use nonlatex gloves to avoid allergen cross contact.
Do not handle ready to eat foods with bare hands. Storage of Your Finished Product
Make a place to store …

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