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Keep Food Safe Blog

Cross posted from the FDA Voices Blog


Posted in: Animals
Tagged: Pets | Pet Food | Chocolate

We all deserve healthy, safe foods, yet many countries lack basic resources to identify, track, and stop the spread of foodborne illnesses.

Once food becomes contaminated, germs and infection can spread rapidly through families or between continents. Acting globally means sharing...

Posted in: Food Safety Science

Recipe book with Four Steps to Food Safety insert card.

Ahh, Spring! This week, a new season is getting a nice kick-off with Passover and Easter holidays. These celebrations are filled with...

Tagged: Spring

Chicks and other live poultry can be cute, but they can also carry germs that can make you seriously sick. In 2012 alone, eight multi-state outbreaks caused nearly 500 people to get sick from touching or handling these birds, more than 90 people went to the...

Posted in: Outbreaks
Tagged: Chicks | Poultry | Farm

Imagine you go to your doctor’s office or an emergency room with more than just an upset stomach. Your doctor asks you questions, such as, “How long have you been sick?” and “Do you feel like you have a fever?”   After more...

Posted in: Food Safety Science
Tagged: Fecal Matter