Raw meat, poultry, and seafood should be wrapped securely and kept separate to prevent raw juices from contaminating other foods.
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Veggie bean wrap, photo from the California Nutrition Network Recipe Images, posted on the USDA images website.

Nutrition & Consumer Sciences

Welcome to our Food and Nutrition pages! Cornell Cooperative Extension offers free or low-cost educational workshops, applied research projects, and lots of useful information on food-related topics from food safety and nutrition to healthy eating on a limited budget. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our Education Center to learn more.

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Choose MyPlate

MyPlate is the new USDA food guide tool to help people make wise food choices within food and calorie limits. Use their SuperTracker free online tool to track your food and activities.

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Vegetable Lasagna from Cooking Matters

Healthy Recipes

Find delicious recipes that your family will enjoy, from among those we use in our own nutrition classes.

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Dawn Reda
Nutrition Educator/Supervisor

Last updated November 22, 2016