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Harvey County

Food Safety

The Basics of Food Safety

     Fight BAC!

  1. CLEAN: Wash hands and surfaces often
  2. SEPARATE:Don't cross-contaminate!
  3. COOK:Cook to proper temperature
  4. CHILL:Refrigerate promptly

fight bac

Disasters and Power Outages- Salvaging and handling food after power outages, floods and other disasters may raise questions and present challenges. Refer to this resource to help recover food from a disaster.

Food Storage 

Food Preservation

See the link, Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe for the following information:

Making Sweet Spreads and Canning Fruit; Canning with Less Sugar; and Drying and Freezing Strawberries Without Added Sugar.

Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe

Let's Get to the Basics

Do you have a dial pressure canner? Bring it by the Extension office to have it checked free of charge for pressure safety. Our staff can also assist you with making sure gaskets and air vents are in good condition to preserve. We also have a few helpful books available at a minimal cost.





Freezer Meal Cookbook

What's Cooking Mixing Bowl Recipe Book

Rapid Response

You Asked It! Newsletter

K-State Extension Food Safety 


Household Budgeting Resources

Monthly Budget Template

Monthly Cash Flow Template

Food Preservation Resources

Kansas Elevation Map
What's your Elevation
National Center for Home Food Preservation