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Making a Safe Salad Dressing

Have you ever wondered whether a homemade salad dressing is safe when you’re eating it at your local picnic, potluck dinner, or at a family get together? In this article, we will explore what food safety characteristics need to be addressed to ensure that a salad dressing is made safely.

Rows of bottled juice on display at a farmers market.

Selling Juice in South Dakota

Understanding the regulations for selling juice in the state of South Dakota can be difficult to navigate. This article was developed to address some of the questions around juice at retail as well as selling juice at a Farmer’s Market and to also ensure that seller’s may be well informed to ensure they are selling juice that meets regulatory requirements as well ensuring the product is safe.

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Aug 15

2019 South Dakota Food Safety Summit

SDSU Extension and USDA-FSIS will host a learning opportunity on Aug. 15 at 8 AM CDT at the SDSU Animal Science Complex (1097 N. Campus Dr. Brookings, SD 57007) for all who are interested in food safety and public health.

Food Safety, Nutrition

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Jul 30

Food Preservation Education Workshop @ Sioux Falls

SDSU Extension will host food preservation education workshops on July 30 at 1 and 5:30 PM at the SDSU Extension Sioux Falls Regional Center (2001 E. 8th St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103).

Food Safety

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2019 Canning Workshops Offered by SDSU Extension

June 20, 2019

Join SDSU Extension Field Specialists and learn how to safely can in your kitchen. Canning workshops will be held in Watertown, Elkton and Rapid City beginning June 25, 2019.

Canning, Food Safety

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Sep 06

Canning Workshop @ Rapid City

SDSU Extension will be hosting a canning workshop on September 6 at 4 PM MDT at the Walter Taylor 4-H Building (601 E. Centre, Rapid City, SD 57701).

Canning, Food Safety

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Jul 25

Canning Workshop @ Elkton

SDSU Extension will be hosting a canning workshop on July 25 at 4 PM CDT at the Elkton Community Center (508 Buffalo St., Elkton, SD 57026).

Canning, Fruit, Vegetable, Food Safety

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Selling Fish at a Farmers Market in South Dakota

This article was developed to address some of the questions around selling fish at the farmer’s market and to ensure that seller’s may be well-informed to ensure they are selling fish that meet regulatory requirements as well ensuring the product is safe.

various homemade breads on display at a farmers market

South Dakota Requirements for the Sale of Baked Goods Made Within Your House

In 2010 the South Dakota ”Home-Processed Foods Law” came into effect allowing for sale of home baked goods at Farmer’s Markets and similar venues. In 2011, a new section was added to this law expanding on the sale of home-baked goods.

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The New Food Label: What’s new? What’s the same? When can we expect to see changes?

The Nutrition Facts Panel, commonly referred to as the food label, that we see on all packaged foods, will be updated on all food items by 2021.