Keep Your Food Safe all the Way from the Refrigerator/Freezer to the Picnic Table

By Karly Johnson Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Coordinator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida and Langlade Counties   The summer months offer many opportunities to grill out and picnic with family and friends. It is important to know how to safely handle foods when eating outdoors during the warm weather months. Warm weather present opportunities for foodborne […]

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Positive Changes to Food Nutrition Label

By Karly Johnson Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Coordinator University of Wisconsin-Extension Oneida & Langlade Counties Phone: 715-627-6236     Email: karly.johnson@ces.uwex.edu On May 20th, 2016 the Food and Drug Administration finalized the new Nutrition Facts Label for packaged foods. The label will still have its traditional look but important updates will be made to give consumers […]

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Cooking together = family fun time

By Karly Johnson Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Coordinator Oneida and Langlade Counties       Cooking together creates a special parenting chance to create closer bonds and lifelong memories. It’s a chance to talk and hear what your child has to share about their interests, friends, and worries. Also, by letting your child help prepare […]

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