Food Safety News Releases Popular in November

This month eXtension’s top-viewed releases again include Ohio Issue 2, deer overpopulation, the pros and cons of television viewing for children, wooly worms, frost-free outdoor faucets, aronia berries, three-prong plugs, urinary tract infections, tax credits for first-time homebuyers and strategies for financial crisis. Some of eXtension’s news releases draw top views for several months or longer.

eXtension news releases that broke into the top 15 page views this month were:

After the Successful Hunt: Venison Butchering and Preservation (Penn State University, Oct. 14, 2009)

Put Safety First When Preparing Holiday Turkey (University of Wisconsin, Nov. 3, 2009)

Technology Changing Way Teens Think (Kansas State University, Nov. 19, 2008)

Pies, Other Foods Could be Dangerous at Room Temperature (Louisiana State University, Nov. 10, 2009)

Cook Your Turkey Properly to Avoid Illness (Louisiana State University, Nov. 12, 2009)

288 News Releases were Posted in November from 33 States

Sources and number of news releases by states:
24–University of Missouri
22–Kansas State University
19–North Dakota State University
18–Louisiana State University and Southern University
17–North Carolina Cooperative Extension
15–Mississippi State University, University of Arkansas
14–Oklahoma State University
13–Iowa State University, Ohio State University, University of Nebraska
12–University of Florida
11–University of Illinois
8–University of Minnesota, University of Wisconsin
7–Texas AgriLife Extension
6–Purdue University, University of Kentucky, Utah State University
4–Oregon State University
3–Penn State University, Virginia Cooperative Extension
2–Alabama Cooperative Extension, Cornell University, Montana State University, Rutgers University, University of California, University of Maine, University of Nevada, Washington State University
1–Michigan State University, University of Georgia, University of New Hampshire
10–other sources
2–original releases

288 Total Releases

November news releases posted to communities of practice

46–Personal finance
36–Gardens, lawns and landscapes
36–Corn and soybean production
34–Families, food and fitness
20–Entrepreneurs and their communities
16–Family caregiving
14–Beef cattle
10–Food safety
8–Ag energy (not yet public)
5–Geospatial technologies
5–Swine (not yet public)
4–Agrosecurity and floods
4–Organic production
4–Urban integrated pest management
3–Wildlife damage management
3–Science, engineering, technology
2–Diversity across higher education
2–Animal manure management
2–Bee health
2–Drinking water (not yet public)
2–Freshwater aquaculture (not yet public)
1–Imported fire ants
1–Small meat processors

288 Total Releases