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Promoting Healthy Eating at Food Shelves

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Store Healthy Foods Properly

Sally Dover and Kelly Kunkel, Extension Educators — Health and Nutrition

Revised December 2014 by Kelly Kunkel, Extension Educator — Health and Nutrition.

Different types of foods have different storage requirements. It's especially important to store fresh produce in optimal conditions to preserve its flavor and quality.

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Connect with the food safety team to answer your food safety questions: Food Safety Program Team

Related Resources

Food Safety — Educates food industry and consumers on hazards, regulations, issues, and processing methods.

Be Food Safe United States Department of Agriculture — Reduce the risk of foodborne illness. Part of the 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series. English | español

Guide to Storing, Freezing, and Preparing Produce (357 K PDF) — Review suggested storage, preparation, and freezing methods for common fruits and vegetables.

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