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Tag: Poultry

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The traditional centerpiece of many holiday meals served this time of year is the roast. Whether you use pork, beef, goose, turkey, or chicken, the most popular means to ...

Posted in: Holidays | Seasonal

Chicks and other live poultry can be cute, but they can also carry germs that can make you seriously sick. In 2012 alone, eight multi-state outbreaks caused nearly 500 people to get sick from touching or handling these birds, more than 90 people went to the ...

Posted in: Outbreaks
Tagged: Chicks | Poultry | Farm

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