University of California

Cooperative Extension Service Food Preservation Publications

Link to Extension publications:
http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu
Hover over "Food, Nutrition, and Health" then click on “Canning & Food Preservation”

Representative Food Preservation Publications

Those that are available as on-line free publications are marked as "pdf"

  • Apples: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, and Enjoy (pdf)
  • Cantaloupe: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, and Enjoy (pdf)
  • Garlic: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, and Enjoy (pdf)
  • Olives: Safe Methods for Home Pickling (pdf)
  • Oranges: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, and Enjoy (pdf)
  • Peppers: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, & Enjoy (pdf)
  • Strawberries: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, and Enjoy (pdf)
  • Tomatoes: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, & Enjoy (pdf)
  • Safe Methods of Canning Vegetables (pdf)
  • Safe Methods for Preparing Pickles, Relishes, and Chutneys
  • Drying Foods at Home

Representative Related Publications

  • Quality for Now and Later Storage Poster Set
  • Quality for Now and Later: Cupboard Storage
  • Quality for Now and Later: Freezer Storage
  • Quality for Now and Later: Refrigerator Storage
  • Protecting Food Safety When Shooting, Field Dressing, Bringing a Deer Home, and Cutting the Carcass 8204. (pdf)
  • Egg Basics for the consumer: Packaging, Storage, and Nutritional Information 8154 (pdf)
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Food Irradiation 7255
  • Growing Seed Sprouts at Home 8151 (pdf)
  • Guidelines for Food Safety During Short-term Power Outages 7264 (pdf)
  • Key Points of Control and Management for Microbial Food Safety: Edible Landscape Plants and Home Garden Produce 8101 (pdf)
  • Safe Handling of Fruits and Vegetables 8121 (pdf)

Contact Information

Linda J. Harris, Ph.D.
Extension Food Microbiologist
ljharris@ucdavis.edu
Food Science & Technology
University of California
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616