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Keep Food Safe Blog

Spring is here. That means Easter and Passover are right around the corner. If you’re hosting a holiday lunch or dinner for your family or friends, please follow our simple tips to serve up a food safe festivity.

Posted in: Food Safety | Holidays

Oh, how sweet it is to enjoy a caramel apple when autumn sweeps in! Maybe you like yours topped with nuts? Sprinkles? How about chocolate?

But who knew that this past fall, certain caramel...

Prevent cross contamination by using kitchen towels properly.

Posted in: Kitchen Safety

When cleaning, many don’t include their refrigerators on their list of places to check. Cleaning your refrigerator and freezer is an important step in any cleaning regime.  Doing so will help you prevent foodborne illness.


Posted in: Food Safety

So you’re thinking of making corned beef and cabbage for dinner on St. Patrick’s Day but not sure how to do it safely, right? Well, you’re not alone.

Every year the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline receives lots of questions this time of year about the safe handling, storage and preparation...