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Keep Food Safe Blog

On average, American consumers buy four bags of packaged ice each year - not surprisingly, 80 percent of it between Memorial Day and Labor Day. 

Packaged ice may be shaved, cubed, nuggeted, or crushed.  It may be made from tap water, spring water, or purified water.  But no matter what...

Posted in: Kitchen Safety
Tagged: Ice

We look forward all year to our summer vacations. Whether you’re camping, hitting the beach, boating, or relaxing in a mountain cabin or beach house, you’ll probably be packing food.

This summer has been a scorcher! So this week’s Check Your Steps blog focuses on a timely food safety step—Chill. You may feel like this guy,...

Posted in: Check Your Steps
Tagged: Chill | Cooler | Ice

Over the past two weeks as part of the Food Safe Families campaign, I’ve blogged about the basic food safety steps of cook and clean. Both are important but easy to...

Posted in: Check Your Steps
Tagged: Separate | Raw | Meat

Bacteria exist everywhere in our environment, and some of them can make us really sick. Illness-causing bacteria exist in or on food, on countertops, kitchen utensils, hands, pets, and in the dirt where food grows. As part of the...

Posted in: Check Your Steps
Tagged: Clean | Kitchen

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