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Food safety tips when dealing with fresh produce

Fresh fruits and vegetables are a staple of summer cooking. Whether home grown, store bought or purchased from a local farmer’s market, fresh produce is healthy and nutritious, but it can also harbor dangerous bacteria if not stored, handled, and … Continue reading

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Tainted strawberries and more food safety tips

On the heels of the third largest meat recall in U.S. history last week because of salmonella, fresh strawberries sold at farm stands and farmer markets in Oregon has sickened several people with E. coli. With all the news lately … Continue reading

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