By Bridgette A. Keefe, Food Safety Education, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Around the country by now, barbecue grills are already pulled out of tool sheds and garages and dusted off. Before you start grilling, USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service would like to remind you of several tips for a safe cookout.
By Phoebe Janflone, CDC Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases
The holidays often mean family, fun, and food. But beware – bacteria can lurk in holiday buffet goodies and cause foodborne illness. Follow these guidelines for group platters to protect your guests from harmful foodborne bacteria.