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Keep Food Safe Blog

Who’s doing your grilling this Fourth of July holiday? Have you ever seen someone handling food in a way that you would never do yourself? Maybe they were preparing raw poultry and then immediately handled lettuce without washing their hands. Or maybe they did wash their hands, but they dried...

Posted in: Check Your Steps | Media
Tagged: Holiday

Raw oysters can ruin your summer. That is because you can get very sick from eating raw oysters. Learn about vibriosis, a disease linked to raw oysters – and how to protect your health when it comes to oysters and certain other shellfish.

Posted in: Bacteria/Virus | Illness

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

Welcome to yet another rendition of the infamous Dr. Seuss tale that you’ve probably heard at your graduation ceremonies and from family and friends.

Posted in: Events | School
Tagged: Food Prep

May is Allergy Awareness Month and a great time to learn more about food allergies and how to keep those with allergies safe. For 2 percent of adults, and 4 to 8 percent of children in the United States, food allergies are a continuous concern. For these individuals, the immune response their...

Posted in: Allergies
Tagged: Food Safety

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