Canning: Storage and Consumption Safety

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This is the final installment of a three part series on canning safety by Ott, A from A Latte with Ott, A. After your jars have processed and you take them out of the canner, there are still plenty of safety measures to take to guarantee an eatable product later …

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Canning: Food Safety During Kitchen Prep

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This is a 3 part series on Canning Safety before, during and after the preservation process. My name is Ott, A and I blog over at a Latte’ with Ott, A and I have been canning produce from the family garden alongside my mother and grandmother since I was about …

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Food Safety

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Food safety is a big deal. Even though the United States has a very safe food supply, the CDC estimates that over 48 million people in the US get sick with a food borne illness every year (that’s 1 out of 6 people), and 3000 die from these illnesses. This number may …

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Is Organic Milk Better For You?

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What do you think? Is organic milk really that different from conventional milk? Is it better for you? Let’s start by taking a look at the nutrition label. (Review these tips on how to read a nutrition label.) Calories Fat (grams) Sugars Protein Vit D (% DV) Calcium (% DV) Conventional Whole …

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