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Marinades: The Busy Cook's Friend

You can store marinated poultry ...

Has this ever happened to you? You are staring at a package of chicken (or perhaps a beef roast, or a pork tenderloin)...

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Countdown to Thanksgiving: Plan Ahead

Thanksgiving is closer than you think. If you’re thinking about having a traditional turkey dinner, now is the time to begin planning the big meal. Planning ahead can help ensure that the special meal is successful, safe, and stress-free.

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Tackling Food Safety: Keeping Your Food Safe on Game Day

Super Bowl Sunday is a great American tradition, and a great way to bring together the three Fs: football, friends, and food. Super Bowl Sunday is also the second biggest day to consume food in the United States, only after Thanksgiving.

One of the most popular ways to celebrate is by...

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When Preparing Convenience Foods, Cook It Safe!

Our new “Cook It Safe!” campaign helps you prepare convenience foods safely. Whether you’re grabbing a quick snack or preparing a big meal, here are four important tips to follow:

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Avoid “Nightmares” on Halloween: Food Safety Tips

Halloween is a fun time of year for all ages. To make sure ghosts, witches and spiders are the only things to be afraid of on Halloween, follow these food safety tips:

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Happy 20th Birthday Nutrition Facts Label

Ever check out the label on food packages when you’re at the store? Perhaps you do it because for you food safety means, at least in part, limiting calories or sodium or fat.  Or maybe you do it because you want to make healthy food choices for your family.  Whatever the reason, you are able to...

New Video Shows How to Avoid a Recipe for Disaster

There is a new Food Safety public service announcement online with helpful advice on how to keep food safe for consumption. The latest video is called “Contaminated Carbo Load.”

The Ad Council and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, in partnership with...

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Countdown to Thanksgiving: Cooking the Turkey

November is the busiest month of the year for those of us on the USDA Meat & Poultry Hotline. During the week of Thanksgiving, we get lots of questions about how to safely cook a turkey. Here are answers to the questions we hear most often.

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Be a Food Safe Office Mate: Help Keep the Office Refrigerator Clean

When it comes to safe food handling everything that comes in contact with food must be kept clean— including the refrigerator and freezer. You probably keep your refrigerator at home clean, but the office refrigerator may be a problem because it’s typically a shared responsibility. Here are some...

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Leave the Chocolate Out of Rover’s Celebrations

Cross posted from the FDA Voices Blog

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