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Cook Your Turkey Like a P.R.O.

The countdown is over, and the big day is finally here.  It’s Thanksgiving Day, and the family is on the way, most likely with growling tummies.  You may have been preparing all month, but if not, no worries!  We’ve got you covered on how to...

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USDA Can Answer Your Top Turkey Questions

USDA answers some of the most popular questions about safely storing and preparing a turkey for Thanksgiving.

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Countdown to Thanksgiving

It’s not too early to plan ahead for the Thanksgiving holiday. Start with USDA’s guide to early shopping, kitchen preparation, and – of course – turkey purchasing tips.

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Stopping Multistate Foodborne Outbreaks

CDC’s Vital Signs report, “Working Together to Stop Outbreaks and Make Food Safer,” shares data from multistate outbreaks, and recommendations on how government and food industry can work together to prevent foodborne illness.

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Keep Halloween Treats Safe, Not Scary

Even though it’s not an official holiday, Halloween is much beloved by children and adults alike. What could be more fun than trick-or-treating, apple bobbing, or costume parties?

To make sure treats are safe for children, follow these simple steps:

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A Furry Food Safety Friendship

The USDA, Ad Council, and 20th Century Fox released a series of PSAs for kids featuring Alvin and the Chipmunks. Find kid-friendly activities that teach the four steps to food safety.

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USDA, California Department of Agriculture and Oakland Athletics Partner to Promote Food Safety Education Month

As part of Food Safety Education Month, Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety visited a California elementary school along with California Department of Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross and Oakland A’s player Mark Canha.

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Do YOU Have a Plan to Keep Food Safe during Severe Weather?

USDA recognizes National Preparedness Month with guidelines to make food safety part of your family’s emergency plan before, during, and after a storm.

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Food Safety at the Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s markets are a great source of fresh, locally-grown foods. But to make sure the food you buy is safe for your and your family, follow these basic guidelines.

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Food Safety for People with Cancer

People undergoing cancer treatments are at higher risk for acquiring a foodborne illness. USDA provides some food safety advice for patients and their caregivers.

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