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Judy A. Harrison

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Judy Harrison is a food safety specialist with University of Georgia Extension.
Area(s) of Expertise: Food Preservation, Food Safety, Food Sanitation, Child Care

Stories

06/21/18 - Fourth of July cookouts are perfect for friends, families, festivities and food safety 06/14/18 - UGA Extension expert shares tips for serving fresh melons at home 06/04/18 - Summer storms and power outages can sink the safety of your freezer 05/09/18 - Wash fresh produce, including lettuce and greens, under running water 02/28/18 - Two-day water summits provide fruit and vegetable growers a chance to voice concerns over water regulations 07/13/17 - Hand-washing is still the best defense against school-year sniffles and sneezes 11/16/16 - Sandwiches? Turkey soup? Don't let those leftovers linger too long 10/27/16 - Wash hands well when visiting fairs, petting zoos and festivals 10/11/16 - Food safety and Friday night lights 11/21/15 - Be sure gifts of food are safe from foodborne illness 11/18/15 - The holidays are coming, so let's talk turkey 09/24/15 - Plan your garden with food safety in mind 05/14/15 - Georgia farmers planting, selling more kale 11/20/14 - Don't let leftovers linger too long 11/20/14 - Communication key when hosting people with food allergies 11/12/14 - UGA Extension food safety farmers market project wins national award 07/03/14 - Proper handwashing still one of the best defenses against childhood germs 07/03/14 - Don't bench food safety at your school's concession stand 03/06/14 - Cleaner hands mean less colds, flus and illnesses 12/10/13 - UGA experts say don't use real leaves to mold chocolate ones 06/20/13 - Back-to-School Packet to 2013 released July 5 06/20/13 - Back-to-School Packet to 2013 released July 5 05/21/13 - UGA Cooperative Extension and the Georgia Department of Agriculture recognized by Wimba developer 11/08/12 - Tried and true turkey tips for Thanksgiving 09/10/12 - UGA researchers use Facebook to teach food safety 08/02/12 - A little planning can make parents and teachers feel safer about food allergies 06/14/12 - UGA provides training to help ensure safety at the farmers market 04/26/12 - California BSE case proves food safety system works 11/09/11 - Bring the perfect holiday bird to the table 08/24/11 - Keep food and water safe during stormy weather 06/22/11 - Safe and child-friendly lunches 12/02/10 - Hand hygiene helps prevent flu spread 11/11/10 - Bring the perfect holiday bird to the table 10/14/10 - The sweet and sour of Halloween treats 08/22/10 - Georgia eggs safe from salmonella? 06/17/10 - Handwashing keeps germs at bay 04/29/10 - Keep guests smilin' with safe grillin' 10/29/09 - Plan now for easy Thanksgiving meal 09/24/09 - Home food safety myths busted 09/03/09 - Handy hygiene can help prevent flu spread 07/09/09 - Plan healthy after-school snacks 05/21/09 - Keep safety first during grilling season 04/23/09 - Unpasteurized milk poses serious health risks 11/06/08 - Don't wait too long to enjoy holiday leftovers 11/06/08 - Put a tasty turkey on the table this Thanksgiving 10/31/08 - Time for turkey thawing, selection tips 10/30/08 - Childhood food allergies a serious concern 08/28/08 - Clean, separate, cook and chill to keep food safe 06/25/08 - Clean produce with water and 'elbow grease' 12/13/07 - Foods stored too hot can harbor pathogens 03/29/07 - Eggs can be safe and colorful 11/29/06 - Pecan oil hits shelves of gourmet markets 11/09/06 - Taking holiday dinner traveling? Keep it safe 09/07/06 - It's prime fig picking time 11/09/05 - Ham adds flavor to holiday table 11/09/05 - Dress up ham with glaze 10/13/05 - Safety a concern at grown-up Halloween parties 07/19/05 - Parents key to healthy, safe after-school snacks 03/10/05 - Use nature's design for perfect Easter eggs 08/26/04 - Free food safety advice offered in September 08/12/04 - Make sure after-school snacks are nutritious, safe 12/03/03 - Holiday turkey can bite back if you're not careful 09/11/03 - Avoid foodborne illnesses in restaurants 06/19/03 - Grilling on the Fourth? Put food safety first. 02/13/03 - Bottled water vs. tapped: a personal choice 12/20/02 - 'Chitlins' pose risk of food-borne illness 08/20/02 - Pluots: a sweet new fruit choice 02/03/00 - No Power? You Can Eat Well if You Plan Ahead 10/01/99 - Know Where to Look When Water Supplies Fail 09/30/99 - Store Drinking Water for Y2K and Other Potential Emergencies 09/13/99 - Don't Let Floyd Catch You Unprepared 05/24/99 - Avoid Hidden Dangers in Backyard Barbecues 05/24/99 - Keep Outdoor Barbecue Safe 11/11/98 - Risky Diet: Eating Raw Sprouts Can Cause Illness 07/01/98 - Good Food-handling Habits 05/20/98 - Fresh Produce Safety Not That Complicated 02/25/98 - UGA Trainings Help Day Care Workers Avoid E. coli 11/17/97 - Proper Handling Keeps Holiday Turkey Safe 11/03/97 - UGA Scientists Find Mayonnaise Makes Meat Salads Safer 10/20/97 - Hunters Need to Know: Deer Carry E. coli 06/16/97 - Imported Berries Scary Affair Again 06/09/97 - Help Children Set Good Eating Habits Early 05/26/97 - Savor Season's Bounty All Year Long 05/19/97 - Put Food Safety First on Backyard Barbecue Grill 04/14/97 - Pick-Your-Own Strawberries: Yes, They're Safe 03/03/97 - Sex Secrets of Catfish -- Ultrasound Shows All 12/02/96 - How Can You Tell Apple Juice Is Safe? 12/02/96 - Tired of Turkey? HamÿIt Up for the Holidays 11/25/96 - Turkeys Thankful for Georgia Trend 11/25/96 - Taking Thanksgiving Dinner Traveling? Take Care 01/08/96 - Sanitizing Slows Spread of Germs in Home