Posts tagged N.C. food

Mailbag: expired products and kudzu bugs

Every day, we receive emails through our website from people who have questions related to agriculture or services provided by our department. Answering emails is part of our efforts to provide the best customer service to North Carolina residents. The following questions were answered by Jim Melvin, assistant director of the Food and Drug Protection […]

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In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Fried eggplant

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their Got to Be Good Cookin’ segment using ingredients grown and available right here in North Carolina. We’ll post each video here, along with links to the recipes. This month in the WRAL Got to Be Good Cookin’ kitchen, Lisa and Brian […]

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Second annual Got to Be NC Festival promises good food, good tunes

After its successful debut last year, the Got to Be NC Ag Jam organizers announced this morning the event will again bring its fusion of local farmers and food companies with national country music acts to Raleigh. Country artist Gretchen Wilson will headline the second annual celebration of North Carolina agriculture Saturday, Sept. 12, at […]

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Faces in the Field: Matt Tunnell explains the Best Dish

We have a diverse workforce here at the NCDA&CS that focuses on consumer protection, food safety, marketing, accuracy of weights and measures, plant conservation, livestock protection…and more. Once a month, we’ll talk to one of our employees and hopefully provide a behind-the-scenes look at what they do to serve North Carolina. Matt Tunnell spends a […]

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