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Tag: Meat

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

Summer brings out barbecue grills—and bacteria, which multiply in food faster in warm weather and can cause food poisoning (also known as foodborne illness). Following a few simple guidelines can prevent an unpleasant experience.

Posted in: Bacteria/Virus
Tagged: Grilling | Meat

On May 24, USDA made some important changes in their recommended cooking temperatures for meats. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Cooking Whole Cuts of Pork: USDA has lowered the recommended safe cooking temperature for whole cuts of pork from 160 ºF to 145 ºF with the
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On behalf of everyone in government who works to keep your food safe, welcome to the FoodSafety.gov blog!

By way of introduction, I’m the manager of the USDA’s Meat and Poultry Hotline. The Hotline is a toll-free telephone service that is available year round, Monday through Friday, to ...

Posted in: Kitchen Safety
Tagged: Meat | Raw | Refrigerator | Freezer | Poultry

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