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Blog Archives 2012

Whether you call it a hot dog, frankfurter, or wiener, it's a cooked sausage and a year-round favorite – especially during football season.

Before you grab your bun and favorite toppings, take a look at the questions and answers below to keep you and your loved ones safe while enjoying...

Have you ever opened a package from the grocery store to find that something wasn’t right about it, and then wondered who to call to report a problem?  The company’s toll-free number, the grocery store that sold it, or someone else? If that product involves meat, poultry, or a...

Tagged: Hotline

Elizabeth L. Andress, Ph.D., Professor and Extension Food Safety Specialist, University of Georgia

Home canning—what better way to enjoy the fruits of your labor and save money? National movements to promote home canning are gaining momentum, and people are returning to home...

Tagged: Canning | Botulism

Whether it’s about microwaving, washing bagged greens, using a food thermometer, or refreezing foods, you hear a lot of things about food safety that aren’t true.

But, just in time for September’s National Food Safety Education Month, the non-profit ...

No ants, no bees, no food poisoning!  What better way to celebrate a beautiful summer day than with a picnic outside at the park, at the beach or even in your own backyard.  Here are some tips to keep your picnic perfectly safe:

Tagged: Picnic | Summer

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