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Fresh Vegetable Products Recalled for Listeria Risk

Many national retail brands (including DelMonte, Walmart, Kroger, HEB, and Trader Joe’s) are recalling fresh vegetables products from Mann Packing Co. Inc.  The recall is a response to notifications by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products have a “Best If Enjoyed By” date of October 11, 2019, to November 16, […]

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Taking Care of You: Facilitator Training

Taking Care of You is a multi-session program offering practical strategies and experiences to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life’s challenges in a healthy way allows you to take better care of yourself and your overall health. Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflections, and activities. […]

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December Rent Smart Workshop Available!

The Extension Winnebago County office has ONE remaining Rent Smart workshop for the year: December 10th and 17th (Tuesdays) 9:00am – 11:30am Oshkosh Public Library Registration Deadline: December 3rd (Tuesday) This is our only workshop for the remainder of this year, so call our office to save your space if you’d like to attend! Rent […]

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Fall Soil Testing – It’s not too Late!

  Fall is here and is the best time to take soil tests in order to plan for fall and next spring planting. With expensive fertilizer prices, soil testing is the best investment for your yard or on the farm! We at Extension are ready to help you get your samples pulled and sent in […]

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Hy-Vee Stores Recalling 3.1 Tons of Beef and Chicken

Hy-Vee Fresh Commissary, based in Ankeny, Iowa has recalled approximately 6,233 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef and chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).  The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The RTE beef and chicken […]

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The Story of Your Dinner

It’s national Food Safety Education Month and National Family Meals Month.  A great way to start the school year off right is to remember that food safety is the foundation of a delicious family meal.  The Story of Your Dinner offers creative tools and messages to frame food safety throughout the chain of prevention — […]

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Youth Advocacy Network of the Fox Cities September 12, 2019

Youth Advocacy Network of the Fox Cities (YAN) NEXT MEETING: Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 8:30am-10:30am PRESENTATION: Children and Youth with Special Needs: Learn to link children with services, close service gaps, and reduce duplication to better serve our families. PRESENTED BY: Lawren Olivanti, Information/Referral Specialist, Northeast Regional Center Children with Special Health Care Needs-Children’s […]

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The Science is In: Don’t Wash Your Poultry

The debate on whether or not to wash raw poultry is a fierce one, but until recently there was no hard-and-fast data to tell us just how risky it is to wash poultry.  A recent study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) demonstrates that individuals are putting themselves at risk of illness when they […]

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