Content Tagged As food_safety

2 years 8 months ago

Free safe-food webinar offered

The Colorado State University Extension Office, in partnership with the Students of Delivery of Cooperative Extension Programs will be presenting a free webinar on Tuesday, March 27. The topic of the webinar is "Fundamentals of Creating a Colorado Farm Food Safety Plan," and will feature a panel of speakers who...

2 years 9 months ago

Listeria outbreak sparks food safety forum

DENVER (AP) - The governor's forum on Colorado agriculture plans to feature discussions on food safety and how to reduce outbreaks. This year, the annual event comes after a listeria outbreak was traced to cantaloupes grown at Jensen Farms in Colorado. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the...

2 years 10 months ago

State Health has tackles 10 issues

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment today identified 10 health related areas that need progress in the next three to five years. Chris Urbina, executive director and chief medical officer for the department, said, "We selected these 10 Winnable Battles because they provide Colorado's greatest opportunities for...

3 years 9 months ago

Keeping food safe when you lose power

With a severe winter storm comes the threat of losing power. The USDA has safety tips to follow to ensure food in your freezer and refrigerator is safe to eat following an outage: • Keep an appliance thermometer in the refrigerator and freezer. An appliance thermometer will indicate...

5 years 2 months ago

Government launches food safety web site

The Obama administration is rolling out a new Web site designed to streamline food safety information for consumers. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the new Web site - - on Wednesday during the Consumer Federation of America's food policy conference. The site will put food-related information...

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