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Food Preservation and Safety
Food Preservation Resources – a free, downloadable 4-page brochure listing web and print resources for food safety and canning/food preservation to answer all your food preservation questions!
The National Center for Home Food Preservation is another great source for current research-based recommendations for most methods of home food preservation, including freezing, drying, canning and curing! Check out their free videos, webinars, and online courses.
If you have further questions, please call the Food Preservation Question Hotline*
Please note that this hotline is volunteer-operated, and there may be a slight delay in returning your call. We appreciate your patience.
For more food safety and preservation questions, please contact:
*Please note that this hotline is volunteer-operated, and there may be a slight delay in returning your call. We appreciate your patience.
Worried about whether your food is spoiled or contaminated? Check out FoodSafety.gov! A great resource for information regarding proper handling of foods, cooking temperatures, food recalls, and much much more!
Kitchen or pantry pests bugging you? WSU Extension’s PestSense program provides tons of helpful information on managing common indoor pest problems with non-chemical options.