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Keep Food Safe Blog

At the start of a new year many people think about what needs to be changed to make their lives happier and healthier and resolve to make the changes. Some changes people settle on are so big and difficult, like losing 40 lbs. or training for a marathon, that they’re forgotten in the press of...

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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...

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December 1, 2013 was World AIDS Day and while the connection between HIV/AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) and food safety may not seem obvious, it’s actually crucial. People with HIV/AIDS) are highly susceptible to many types of infection, including those...

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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...

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