Colorado State University Extension Fact Sheets on Nutrition, Food Safety, and Health

People young and old are more concerned about current nutrition and health information. Extension resources aimed at helping you become better informed about healthy food, food safety and health are just a click away. Topics include: Foodborne Illness, Food Preparation, Food Preservation, Food Safety & Local Foods, Food Storage, High Risk & Special Audiences, High Altitude Preparation and Nutrition & Health.

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Cheesemaking Demonstration Recipes

Attended a cheesemaking demonstration, but didn't grab a recipe packet? Find the recipes you're looking for here.

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Food Safety for Consumers

Offered in Partnership with Vindeket Foods. This guide shows consumers how they can make their food last longer. 

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Food Safety Trainings

We offer Food Safety Works and Certified Food Safety Protection Manager courses & tests.

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Food Smart Colorado - Nutrition Information and Recipes

Nutrition, food safety, and health resources from CSU Extension. 

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Food Safety Information from the Partnership for Food Safety Education

The Partnership for Food Safety Education develops and promotes effective education programs to reduce foodborne illness risk for consumers.

Our food safety messages for consumers are rooted in science. We convene scientific and communications experts to develop concise, actionable food safety educational materials.

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Live Smart Colorado

Blog by the Family & Consumer Science Agents and Specialists that encourages lifelong physical, financial and emotional health and well-being to Coloradans.

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National Center for Home Food Preservation

The National Center for Home Food Preservation is your source for current research-based recommendations for most methods of home food preservation. The Center was established with funding from the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (CSREES-USDA) to address food safety concerns for those who practice and teach home food preservation and processing methods.

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Non-Discrimination Statement

Colorado State University Extension is an equal opportunity provider. Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of disability and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations. CSU’s Office of Engagement and Extension ensures meaningful access and equal opportunities to participate to individuals whose first language is not English. Colorado State University Extension es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

Colorado State University no discrimina por motivos de discapacidad y se compromete a proporcionar adaptaciones razonables. Office of Engagement and Extension de CSU garantiza acceso significativo e igualdad de oportunidades para participar a las personas quienes su primer idioma no es el inglés.

Larimer County Office of Colorado State University Extension

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Fort Collins, CO 80524-2004

Phone: (970) 498-6000 | Fax: (970) 498-6025

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Please note:

  • Our office hours are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. the month of December
  • Our office will be closed Tuesday, December 13th for a staff meeting
  • Our office follows the Larimer County Holiday Calendar for office closures. 
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