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Category: Food Safety

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

Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. We can choose from an amazing variety of nutritious and delicious fresh fruits and vegetables. But pathogens that may be in the water or soil where produce grows may ...

by Dr. Michelle Annette Smith, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Food Safety, Produce Safety Staff, FDA

Pre-cut, bagged, pre-washed produce has increased in popularity over the last few years. The convenience of ready-to-eat bagged produce has allowed consumers with hectic ...