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Category: Kitchen Safety

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

Flicker, flicker, flicker—dark! The lights have just gone off, and the search for candles and matches has begun. But even if you can see by candlepower, there are other dangers lurking in the dark that you can’t see: bacteria that will begin growing in perishable foods when the electricity is ...

Tagged Storm | Power Outage

Where Food Poisoning Begins…It May Surprise You

Where does foodborne illness (commonly called food poisoning) originate?  If you guessed “in the kitchen,” you’d be missing a big part of the picture.  Although disease ...

Tagged Food Prep | Kitchen

Every year, one in six Americans will fall ill due to some form of food poisoning. Many times it’s the result of not cooking food to the right temperature. 

Tagged Microwave | Food Prep

Our new “Cook It Safe!” campaign helps you prepare convenience foods safely. Whether you’re grabbing a quick snack or preparing a big meal, here are four important tips to follow:

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