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Maine Food Safety and Quality Educational Programs


This project will provide Extension customers with the knowledge and the skills of proper food handling to reduce the risk of food-borne illness.

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Food-borne illnesses due to consumption of contaminated food continues to be a major issue of concern to the people of Maine. Many volunteer cooks require appropriate training in proper food handling, preparation, and serving for public food events such as church dinners, food stands at farmer markets or at food/agricultural fairs. Many Extension Educators also have expressed the need for easy to read food preservation factsheets.

El-Begearmi, Mahmoud
University of Maine
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