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Food Safety & Nutrition

Program Contact: Zena Edwards, Food & Nutrition Faculty
(360) 397-6060 Ext.5700 • zena_edwards@wsu.edu

WSU SNAP –ED

The Snap- Ed Program teaches youth and adults with limited incomes to develop skills and behaviors to eat healthy. Families learn nutrition basics and smart shopping strategies to help them make healthy choices and sustain their food supply throughout the month.

Elizabeth Stratton is the Snap- Ed Program Manger for Cowlitz County and can be reached at 360-577-3014 ext. 7 or via email at elizabeth.stratton@wsu.edu.

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Person in Charge (PIC) Food Safety Class

PIC training is a 4-hour workshop to help shift leaders, managers, supervisors, and owners meet Washington state food safety regulations. Training topics include:

-Foodborne illnesses
-Employee Health
-Temperature Control
-Cross Contamination
-Bare Hand Contact &
Hand Washing
-Cleaning & Sanitizing
-Responsibilities of a PIC

For more information click here: 2018 PIC Brochure

 

Preserve the Taste of Summer

WSU has designed a new program called PRESERVE THE TASTE OF SUMMER, a series of eight online lessons for the in-home consumer who wants to learn about food preservation and food safety. Designed for beginning canners and also veteran canners who want to update their knowledge and skills, the lessons provide the most current USDA approved food preservation recommendations.  The cost is $25.00.

 

To register, visit http://preservesummer.cahnrs.wsu.edu

23 jars of canned green beans