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Pressure Canner Dial Gauge Testing

Pressure Canner Dial Gauge Testing

Dial gauge testing for pressure canners. Bring in the dial gauge or the lid with the gauge attached, we can test it for accuracy.  Dial gauges should be checked for accuracy and overall condition every year prior to the beginning of canning season. If you use your dial gauge canner throughout the year, check it […]

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Pressure Canning Class

What could be more inviting that a warm bowl of beef or venison stew on a chilly autumn night?  Meat, wild game, poultry and fish can all be safely canned at home with good results.    Wondering how?  Driftless Wisconsin Grown and UW-Extension are offering a class on the techniques of using a pressure canner to […]

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Egg Recall

Egg Recall

Recall of eggs due to cases of salmonelliosis in eggs produced by Wright Farms out of Iowa.  Read more for clinical signs and symptoms and advice to consumers.  A person infected with Salmonella Enteritidis usually has fever, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea beginning 12 to 72 hours after consuming a contaminated food or beverage. The illness […]

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Want the real facts on raw milk?

Want the real facts on raw milk?

Want the real facts on raw milk? Wondering if you should be concerned about triclosan in your food? Want to learn some tips for preserving and storing food safely? For relevant food preservation, safety and health information, go to the University of Wisconsin food safety website and use the topical A-Z index to find the […]

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Food Preservation News

Food Preservation News

On February 4, 2010 Governor Doyle signed into law Assembly Bill 220 that has been referred to as the “Pickle Bill.” This bill was ammended by an Emergency Rule and basically allows individuals sell selected food products without a license if they meet The Wisconsin Acidified Canned Foods Training is a one-day workshop designed to […]

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