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Blog Archives 2014

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....

 fresh lime on bed of ice

You’re going on a road trip. Did you know your best friend for food safety is that cooler of yours,  the one quietly sitting on a shelf in the garage? The same...

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