For accuracy before use, it is recommended that dial gauges get tested each year. Gauges that read high cause under-processing and may result in unsafe food.
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One of the most common errors in home canning is not using a scientifically tested recipe. Canning a family recipe is risky as it can cause spoilage and foodborne illness.
SDSU Extension will be offering a 9-week Food Preservation series, every other Tuesday starting on June 2 at 10 AM CDT/ 9 AM MDT.
Real-life situations provide some of the greatest opportunities for students to learn how science impacts their life. Explore the common science and technological concepts in the development of a safe food supply within the classroom through the Food Safety Scientist Curriculum.
There are many guidelines to follow when canning, an important one often overlooked is checking one’s need to adjust for altitude.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused supply chain disruptions for nearly every commodity, including the swine industry. This has left many producers searching for alternative strategies to market their livestock and consumers seeking alternative options for sourcing meat. One option that can be considered is butchering pigs at home.
This article is intended to provide guidance on the proper techniques for packaging meat and storing meat at home.
This article is intended to provide guidance on the proper techniques for fabricating a pork carcass at home.
Farmers markets are a very important sector in South Dakota. The COVID-19 pandemic has raised a great deal of concern on trying to keep these markets open, while providing a safe environment for consumers to shop. This article is a guide to help farmers markets set up their operation in a manner that will best protect consumers and allow for continuation of operations.