Food Safety

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From Our Calendar

September 28, 2022 | 1:00 - 3:00pm
Join the UNH Extension food safety team for a free, online, safe food handling workshop for school food service workers.  This special class will focus on the skills school food service staff need…
October 13, 2022 | 4:00 - 6:00pm
This is 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…
October 26, 2022 | 1:00 - 3:00pm
Join the UNH Extension food safety team for a free, online, safe food handling workshop for food service workers in schools, restaurants, delis, soup kitchens, feeding programs, hospitals, nursing…

"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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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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Learning new recipes can be fun, but it’s important to understand safety concerns
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She brings over a decade of evaluating food safety risks with food producers and growers around the U.S.
Wendy Johnecheck has joined UNH Cooperative Extension as a food safety state specialist and a professor in the Department of Agriculture, Nutrition, &... Learn More
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Selling Homemade Food Products in New Hampshire- Five Part Fact Sheet Series Learn More
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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