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Keep Food Safe Blog

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...

Tagged AIDS | HIV | Infection
  • Make sure the company sends perishable items, like meat or poultry, cold or frozen and packed with a cold source. It should be packed in foam or heavy corrugated cardboard.
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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...

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...

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

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