UI Extension educators provide food safety training to consumers through classes, face-to-face and telephone consultations. The goal of food safety education is to maintain the health of Idaho residents by preventing outbreaks of foodborne illness.
Master Food Safety Advisor
The Master Food Safety Advisor Program teaches individuals how to safely preserve a variety of food products. This program also teaches food safety, food storage, and more. The application deadline for the 2015 class is March 20, 2015. Details.
Advanced Master Food Safety Advisor
The Advanced Master Food Safety Advisor Program is available to individuals who have completed Master Food Safety Advisor training and volunteer requirements. It provides ongoing monthly educational sessions in food safety and preservation.
Harvest Food Preservation Classes
Learn different methods of preserving your harvest, from dehydration, pickling to canning, with this series of lectures and demonstrations. Fall 2014 class Details. Class dates for Fall 2015 will be posted when available.
*Class Cancellation Policy: 2 weeks prior to class = full refund; 1 week prior to class = in-house credit, no refund; Less than 1 week prior to class = no credit given & no refund.
Frequently Asked Questions
Submit food safety questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 208-287-5900.
- How does a pressure canner work?
- How does altitude affect pressure canners?
- Miscellaneous pressure canning instructions
- How do I dry fruits and vegetables?
- How do I pickle vegetables?
- How do I can fruit?
- How do I can vegetables?
Food Safety Questions:
- If my refrigerator or freezer stops, what are the guidelines for keeping food?
- Miscellaneous food safety part one
- Miscellaneous food safety part two
- How long are leftovers safe?
- Basic Food Preparation Safety