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Blog Archives 2018

You may have heard the words “norovirus outbreak” but do you really know what that means? Each year on average in the United States, norovirus contributes to about 56,000–71,000 hospitalizations and 570-800 deaths, mostly among young children and older adults. Whether you are going on a cruise...

Posted in: Summer
Tagged: Food Safety

As a working mom of four boys, ages 8 and under, I’m asked on a near-daily basis: “how do you DO it?!” It’s a carefully orchestrated dance: keeping my family fed, healthy, dropped off at school and daycare at the appropriate times, with their respective accompaniments, whether homework, snacks...

Posted in: School
Tagged: Food Safety

For Latinos, camping is a family affair; it’s an opportunity to preserve beautiful moments through experiences and photos, cook delicious food and spend quality time with tios and tias, abuelos, cousins, compadres and friends.

Tagged: Food Prep

You may know that Salmonella can contaminate poultry and eggs, but it also sneaks its way into many other foods. It can contaminate ground beef, tuna, pork, tomatoes, sprouts, and even peanut butter. Learn what you can do to make your food safer to eat.

Posted in: Bacteria/Virus | Illness

More Latinos are braving the great outdoors, and they are camping more often than non-Latino campers. In 2016, nearly one million people began camping and about 12 percent of those new campers were Latino, according to a survey sponsored by Kampgrounds of America (KOA).

Tagged: Food Prep

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