• Universities offer resources to help with safe at-home food preservation

    10 days ago - By Food Safety

    With the beginning of fall yesterday, people will be collecting the rest of their gardens' fruits and vegetables for canning. The benefits of home food preservation include building a reserve of dehydrated and canned food to eat during the winter and that will stay safe during a power outage.
    However, home food preservation is not without risk. One of the greatest risks of improper canning is botulism, a potentially deadly illness.
    The National Center for Home Food Preservation is a great resource for current research-based recommendations for most methods of home food preservation. Their...
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