Thanksgiving Tips: Preventing Foodborne Illness

This week, Americans will enjoy a delicious meal on Thanksgiving Day with family and friends – either in person or virtually. Taking the necessary steps toward safe food handling and sanitation will help protect you and your loved ones this year. To make sure your Thanksgiving meal is prepared safely, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division […]

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Experts Affirm: Coronavirus ‘highly unlikely’ food risk

An international group of scientists has declared that it is highly unlikely that SARS-CoV-2 is a food safety risk.The International Commission for Microbiological Specifications of Foods (ICMSF) is a non-governmental organization and represents top food safety experts from around the globe. The ICMSF members believe it is highly unlikely that ingestion of SARS-CoV-2 will result in illness […]

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Virtual StrongBodies – October 2020

UW-Madison Extension Health and Wellbeing and FoodWIse program is offering an evidence-based strength training program.  No experience is necessary.  Strength training has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, and arthritis.  Strength training also increases strength, muscle mass, and bone density. We will also have time to […]

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Food Safety News You can Use

Food Safety News You can Use from the Division of Extension. Summer weather can bring heavy rains and power outages due to lightning and high winds. Extension has information that you can use to keep yourself and your family food-safe. Emergency Preparedness (USDA; many resources in Spanish) Keep Food Safe after a Disaster or Emergency (CDC, also in […]

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Online StrongBodies Classes

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension is offering a new free, virtual StrongBodies classes for participants in Wisconsin in both English and Spanish.   This strength training class will be starting July 7th.  Past and new participants are welcome to join. Benefits include increased: Strength Muscle mass Bone density Ability to do Activities of Daily Living […]

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