Home Food Preservation

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Food Safety & Preservation Hotline Open for The Season

Announcement

The OSU Extension Service Food Safety and Preservation Hotline starts on July 16 and ends on October 12, 2018 (M-F, 9am-4pm). Call 1-800-354-7319 (toll-free)

Should I Vacuum Package Food at Home? - SP50-603

Publication

Things to know about vacuum packaging food, including safety and potential for bacteria to grow

Drying Herbs - SP50-921

Publication

Information on herbs, including harvesting, drying methods, storage, and use.

Flavored Vinegars - SP50-736

Educational Document

Information on making flavored vinegars - includes recipes and facts regarding food safety issues.