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ABCs of Food

ABCs of Food: F is for Food Safety

3/28/2014

Remember - foodborne illness is preventable! Follow the recommendations in the infographic below about good food safety practices.

ABCs of Food: F is for Fruit

10/1/2013

Best Food Facts asked nutrition advisor Carolyn O’Neil, MS, RD, about all things fruit!

Should I Wash Fresh Fruit in Vinegar?

7/17/2013

Have you ever washed fruits or vegetables in a mixture of water and vinegar? A Facebook post says to fill a sink with water, add 1 cup of vinegar and stir. Then, soak the fruit for 10 minutes and the fruit will sparkle with no wax or white, dirty film. The post says this will also make fruit last longer.

Last year, we asked Julie Albrecht, PhD, RD, about the best way to wash fruits and vegetables. To follow up, we wanted to know if vinegar really helps clean fruit. Dr. Floyd Woods and Dr. Joe Kemble answered questions about washing produce in vinegar.

FOOD FIGHT POLL: Refreshing Food

7/16/2013

Take our latest poll! What refreshing food or drink do you crave on a hot summer day?

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