Food Safety

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From Our Calendar

May 25, 2022 | 9:00 - 11:00am
Join University of New Hampshire Extension’s food safety team for a free online safe food handling workshop for food service workers in schools, restaurants, delis, soup kitchens, feeding programs,…
May 26, 2022 | 2:00 - 4:00pm
A free online safe food handling workshop for volunteers and managers in food pantries and within the NH Food Bank who only handle pre-packaged food and fresh produce and may handle frozen and…
June 14, 2022 | 9:00 - 10:30am
New Hampshire producers can sell poultry and rabbits (up to 20,000 poultry and 1,000 rabbits per calendar year) directly to NH restaurants without USDA inspection. For producers to legally sell their…

"Food Safety for Everyone" Podcast

Every episode features answers to every day questions from small food processors, farmers, food service workers and consumers about regulations and best practices that prevent foodborne illness.  

Food Safety for Food Service 

Information for restaurants

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fresh baked goods

Food Safety for the Farm

Workshops, online tools and one on one assistance to answer your questions about FSMA and food safety risks in agriculture and food processing.

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People often ask about canning pickle recipes that have been handed down from one generation to another. The question usually is, "Are these old pickl... Learn More
UNH Extension strongly recommends not to bake and can cakes and breads in canning jars
Information on baking and “canning” breads and cakes in jars has been circulating for at least 25 years and, more recently, has been shared on social ... Learn More
A list of resources for food pantries, people making donations, and pantry clients
A list of resources for food pantries, people making donations, and pantry clients Learn More


Selling Homemade Food Products in New Hampshire- Five Part Fact Sheet Series Learn More
Cleaning and sanitizing best management practices for food contact surfaces are essential steps in keeping food safe to eat. Implementing routine clea... Learn More
Sick workers and poor hygiene practices can contaminate food and cause foodborne illness outbreaks and other diseases such as colds and flus. Implemen... Learn More
When is a Class H Homestead License Required (Non- Exempt)

Selling Homestead Food Products in New Hampshire

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When is a commercial kitchen food license required? This fact sheet explains the e food safety and legal requirements that will help to create a del... Learn More
Starting a homemade food business is a dream of many home cooks. Beginning small, in your own kitchen, with shelf-stable baked goods and other allowed... Learn More