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COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Food Safety & Nutrition

Food Safety, Nutrition and Food Preservation
The Food Safety and Nutrition Education program in Clark County provides research based food safety and nutrition information to consumers. Washington State University Extension Food Safety and Nutrition programs help families make food and physical activity choices that promote health and prevent disease.


Food Preservation and Safety Helpline

Call for food safety and food preservation issues Monday through Friday 9am – 4pm, at 564-397-5366. Please leave a message and your call will be returned.  National Food Safety and Nutrition Hotlines offer additional assistance.


Nutrition Education Programs

 

EFNEP

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is a federal and state funded program designed to teach nutrition information to parenting adults and to children living in low-income neighborhoods.

 

SNAP-Ed

A nutrition education program that teaches youth and adults with limited incomes skills and behaviors to eat healthy and maximize the value of their food dollars and food assistance benefits.

 

   Diabetes Prevention Program

PreventT2 is a 1-year lifestyle change program proven to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.  Participants meet in groups with a trained lifestyle coach to learn ways to incorporate healthier eating and physical activity as well as problem-solving, stress-reduction, and coping skills, into their daily lives.


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Food Preservation or Food Safety Questions?

 

Contact us via our
Food Preservation & Safety Helpline

Call Food Safety and Preservation Hotline @ 360-397-6060 ext.5366

564-397-5366
Monday thru Friday

 

Contact Us

Zena Edwards
Food Safety & Nutrition
1919 NE 78th St Vancouver, WA 98665
564-397-5700
zena_edwards@wsu.edu