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Know how. Know now.
From border to border in Nebraska, UNL Extension is making an incredible impact on the success of our state — its youth, its families, its farms and ranches, its communities, its economy. Please check these websites for more "know how, know now" information.
You want the best for your infant and that is why you are considering breastfeeding. Follow the simple guidelines in the podcast and accompanying newsletter to keep your infant safe and healthy while you’re handling and storing breast milk. Please feel free to download, copy and disperse our newsletter-style fact sheets.
4 Day Throw-away
A new application available for Apple devices -- iPhone and iPod touch -- helps protect consumers from bad leftovers. The "4-Day Throw Away" application, available now from the App Store, is an extension of the 4-Day Throw Away campaign , which educates consumers about the dangers of foodborne illnesses and the four-day guideline for eating, freezing or throwing away leftovers. Read more about the App and the Campaign.
Food Safety for Families by UNL Extension
- Packing a Safe School Lunch
- 4 Simple Steps to Food Safety
- Clean - Ourselves, Our Surroundings, and Food Surfaces
- Turkey - Purchasing, Thawing, Roasting and Cooking Tips
- Holiday Food Safety
- Egg Safety
- Chill Foods Properly
- Cook Safely
- Refrigerator Food Safety
- Clean Hands
- Separate - Don't Cross Contaminate!
- Grocery Shopping Tips
- Leftover Food Safety
- Picnic Food Safety
- Produce Safety
- Microwave Cooking Safety
- For New Parents:
Fight BAC! FightBac.org Partnership for Food Safety Education
Educating consumers about safe food handling; Myth Busters, Scrub Club for Kids, Educator Resources