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Blog Archives 2014

Because you can't tell if food has reached a safe internal temperature just by looking at it.
Is it done yet? How do you know when your hamburger is done? Because it's brown in the middle? Looking at the color of the food is not enough—you have to use a food...

Tagged Thermometer

Question: What’s 40 feet long, bright yellow, and helps to keep you healthy?

Answer: No, it’s not an overgrown banana. It’s the USDA Food Safety Discovery Zone, also known as our Food Safety Mobile. The Discovery Zone will be traveling to state fairs, public events, supermarkets, and...

Food, Salmonella, Recall, Bacteria, Check Your Steps.

Foodborne illness is a severe public health issue, responsible for 1 out of every 6 Americans...

salsa chips dip guacoamole World Cup party food

The world will soon come together to cheer their favorite soccer heroes and follow each kick, each...

As the national education advisor for food safety at FDA, I’m responsible for getting the word out about keeping food safe, particularly during disasters. And, of all the natural disasters that we face in the United States, the only one that has its own clearly defined season is the hurricane....

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