Back-to-school food safety tips

Students will soon be heading back to school, and many of them will be carrying lunches packed at home. Barbara Ingham, food science specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW-Madison has some tips to help ensure that your child’s home-packed lunches are always safe to eat.

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Wisconsin recognized at national health summit

A diverse group of Wisconsin partners, including healthTIDE, University of Wisconsin-Extension SNAP-Education, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the Wisconsin Grocers Association, and University of Wisconsin-Madison (University Health Services) were recognized at the Partnership for Healthier America’s (PHA) 5th annual “Building a Healthier Future Summit” for their collective effort to improve nutrition and prevent obesity in Wisconsin.

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Tips for preparing your holiday turkey

The biggest holiday meal of the year is just around the corner. Thanksgiving brings families together from all across the state to share a meal that often centers on roast turkey and all the fixings. To help you prepare the holiday meal, University of Wisconsin-Extension food scientist Barbara Ingham offers some helpful hints.

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