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Grilled Foods

How to Grill Safely this Summer

One of the awesome things about grilling is that you can grill pretty much anything! Use these tips to enjoy delicious and safely grilled food all summer long.

Cooked chicken on platter

Chicken and Food Poisoning

Chicken can be a nutritious choice, but raw chicken is often contaminated with bacteria and can cause food poisoning if not handled properly.

Vibriosis 101: Oyster Food Safety

Oysters and Vibriosis

Raw oysters can cause food poisoning and ruin your summer. Learn more about food safety and oysters.

Cooler on grass

Keep Food “Cool for the Summer” to Avoid Foodborne Illness

Rising temperatures bring food safety risks. During warm weather it’s even more important to make sure your food is safe by keeping it “cool for the summer.”

4 Simple Steps to Food Safety

Clean

Wash hands, utensils and surfaces often. Germs can spread and survive in many places.

Separate

Raw meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs can spread illness-causing bacteria to ready-to-eat foods, so keep them separate.

Cook

Cook to the right temperature. Ensure that foods are cooked safely by always using a food thermometer.

Chill

Refrigerate promptly. Bacteria that cause food poisoning multiply quickest between 40°F and 140°F.

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