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View and share these helpful resources about food safety, emerging technologies, ingredients, processing, packaging, nutrition, chemistry, and more!

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Safe Lunch Packing Tips

One of the biggest pitfalls when packing a lunch is cross-contamination—the transfer of harmful bacteria to food from cutting boards, utensils, and other foods.

Safely Handling Leftovers

Whether you’ve cooked your meal at home or bought it at a restaurant, knowing how to preserve leftover food is key to avoiding spoilage and foodborne illness.


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