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Category: Holidays

Around the country by now, barbecue grills are already pulled out of tool sheds and garages and dusted off. Before you start grilling, USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service would like to remind you of several tips for a safe cookout.

 woman breakfast in bed with family on Mother's Day

On Mother’s Day, many kids prepare and serve breakfast in ...

Eggs for Easter: Great Food But Handle Safely

Eggs have been used as food for about 6 million years. The ancient cultures ...

Tagged Egg | Holiday | Easter

The need for speed. Lack of oven space. Family traditions. Power outages.

All are reasons many cooks might look for ways to roast a whole turkey outside the usual oven. Consider the following methods suggested by the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline.

But first, a message about food ...

Washing anything makes it cleaner and safer, right? Not necessarily. Wash your hands, but not the turkey! Many consumers think that washing their turkey will remove bacteria and make it safer.

However, it’s virtually impossible to wash bacteria off the bird. Instead, juices that splash ...

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