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OSU extension educators featured in Our Ohio magazine

Sep. 7, 2017
Food Preservation tips

OSU Assistant Professor and Extension Field Specialist Abby Snyder and Fairfield County Extension Educator Shannon Carter are featured in the September/October issue of Our Ohio magazine. The article offers a variety of food preservation tips and tricks, a valuable do’s and don’ts list and includes highlights from a recent food preservation class taught by Carter.
“There’s a tendency to believe that if your family has been using the same recipe for 100 years or if you find a recipe while cruising around online that it’s inherently safe. But, those aren’t reliable indicators for evaluating safety,” said Snyder. “If you have a specific product you want to make, start by looking for a similar recipe that’s been validated.”

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