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Warm Up With Chili

Fall is the perfect time for chili! When it’s cool outside, there’s nothing better to warm up with than …

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Fig Time in NC!

If you have never tasted fresh figs, then you are missing out on one of the south’s greatest fruit …

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Summer Corn Salad

Summer Corn Salad Ingredients 6 ears corn, husked and cleaned 3 large tomatoes, diced 1 large onion, diced ¼ cup chopped fresh basil ¼ cup …

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Preparing for a COVID-19 Outbreak

Infection numbers are currently rising. Are you prepared for an outbreak in your town, community or home? How can …

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Is It Done Yet?

Food Safety is an issue that we often take for granted, yet unsafe food can cause sickness and even …

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Is the U.S. Food Supply Safe?

Currently there is no evidence of food or food packaging being associated with transmission of COVID-19. Unlike foodborne gastrointestinal (GI) …

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North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

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FDA Food Processing Facility Registration

Fact sheet covering the Food & Drug Association’s (FDA) requirements for food facilities to register …

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