Food Safety Q&A 2023

Mondays, Jan. 23 - May 22, 2023
1 - 1:30 p.m. ET

Online Via Zoom

Have questions about home food preservation or food safety? Please join MSU Extension Food Safety Q&A as food safety educators present tips for home food preservation food safety. Join us online via Zoom using your laptop, tablet, smartphone, or any device with internet access.

This is a FREE workshop taught by an experienced MSU Extension Food Safety Educators.  

Choose to register for all the sessions by selecting the "register all" button or select the individual sessions you are interested in registering for.  

COST: FREE

Jan. 23, 2023 - Food Safety During Baby's First Year
Infants have a higher risk for foodborne illness because of their developing immune system. Join us for important food safety tips to keep your baby safe and healthy during their first year.

Jan. 30, 2023 - Wintertime Comfort foods
When preparing the wintertime comfort foods, think food safety.

Feb. 6, 2023 - Score a Super Bowl Sensation
Planning a Super Bowl party? What's on the menu? Watch out! Don't invite foodborne illness bug!

Feb. 13, 2023 - Vacuum Sealing
Vacuum sealer can be a hidden treasure in your kitchen! Are you using it to its full potential? Learn more about this appliance and what it can do to keep food safe.

Feb. 20, 2023 - Electric Pressure Cookers - How-to Use and When Not to Use
If you own a pressure cooker, but are afraid to use it, we will provide a short presentation to learn about how they work and important tips for using them safely.

Feb. 27, 2023 - Water Quality
Water quality is key to keeping food safe. Join this webinar to find out what you should know and what you can do to keep your water sources safe.

March 6, 2023 - Sharpen Your Knife Skills
A sharp knife is one of the safest tools in your kitchen. Learn how to sharpen knives and about different knife types. Information on how to properly hold and cut with your knife will be shared.

March 13, 2023 - What's for Dinner?
Is dinner time busy at your house? Plan for busy days by learning how to safely prepare and freeze meals ahead.

March 20, 2023 - Spring Cleaning your Kitchen
What's lurking in your kitchen's refrigerator and cupboards? Spring is a great time to clean your kitchen and reduce the risk of foodborne pathogens.

March 27, 2023 - Beware of Springtime Storms
Spring storms can create havoc. Power outage and flooding can be the worst in regard to food safety. Find out what to do if your power goes out or your home becomes flooded.

April 3, 2023 - Eggs + Holidays = Safety
Learn how to use eggs safely during holiday preparations.

April 10, 2023 - Incorporating Food Safety into Your Recipes
Food safety should be a part of every recipe. Learn what food safety steps are commonly missed from recipes and apply this knowledge from recipes you get off the internet.

April 17, 2023 - Using Spring Herbs
Tips on using and preserving springtime herbs.

May 1, 2023 - Food Recalls - What to Do
Food recalls are a regular occurrence. How to find out what is recalled, if you have it, and what to-do about it.

May 8, 2023 - Safe Celebrations = Success!
Food safety should be a concern when serving friends and family at springtime celebrations such as graduations and weddings. Learn how to keep food safe at a holiday celebration.

May 15, 2023 - Get Ready to Preserve with Safe Recipes
Summer preserving is almost here! As you plan to preserve, don't forget about safe recipes. Join us to learn the where, why and how of safe, research-based recipes, to guarantee a safe preserved product for you and your family to enjoy.

May 22, 2023 - Don't Eat Dirt
Fresh, vibrant, and in-season fruits and vegetables are now available. Learn the importance of how and when to safely rinse your fresh spring produce.

Registration for Food Safety Q&A 2023 is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on May 21, 2023.

Accommodations

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For more information, Ghaida Havern at batarse3@msu.edu.