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Category: Food Safety

STOP! Don’t throw that food away! It might be safe to use, and that will save you money. According to USDA’s Economic Research Service, each American wastes more than 20 pounds of food every month. That’s about $115 billion worth of good food thrown away every year at the consumer level in the U ...

The summer is now in full swing with cookouts, picnics, and potluck reunions! When planning menus for these events, remember to factor in food safety when cooking meals for large groups. By following our basic food safety tips, you can ensure that your guests won’t be felled by a foodborne ...

Tagged Food Prep | Summer | Buffet

Online recipe sites are great sources of inspiration when you’re looking to prepare a delicious meal for you and your family. But while these sites often offer great photographs of food and delightful anecdotes, food safety tips are rarely mentioned. We know that cooking is fun but getting food ...

Tagged Food Prep | Kitchen

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 ...

Whether it’s about raw cookie dough only being a problem for kids or microwaves killing the germs, you hear a lot of things about food safety that are just a little wrong – but a little wrong that can make you sick.  However, just in time for September’s National Food Safety Education Month, the ...

Tagged Kitchen | Cooking

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