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What do Millennials and the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline Have in Common? – The Big 3-0

After 30 years in service, USDA’s Meat and Poultry Hotline celebrates its accomplishments in providing food safety information to consumers.

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Food Safety While Camping

Hotdogs heating on a campfire.Camping is a great way to spend time with family and friends while taking in the great outdoors.  As you set up...

If You’re Pregnant, It Might Be Wise to Brush Up on Food Safety

If you are pregnant, it’s essential to know that, although food safety is important for everyone, there are some special concerns for pregnant women and their unborn babies.

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Show Us When You Are #GrillingLikeaPRO

Images of people grilling, with hashtag “GrillingLikeAPRO”.

Summer is finally here! I can...

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Checklist for the Perfect Summer Picnic

The summer is a great season for outdoor picnics. Learn how to practice food safety – from kitchen prep to post-picnic leftovers – as you plan your next picnic event.

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Grilling Like a PRO

Share these three easy steps for safe grilling. And still looking for a Father’s Day gift? Consider a food thermometer!

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Cyclosporiasis: Most U.S. Cases Reported in Warmer Months

Cyclosporiasis, an intestinal illness caused by a parasite, is acquired through food or drinking water contaminated with human feces. Outbreaks are more common in the warmer months. Learn how to lower your risk.

Listeria: The Unwanted BBQ Guest

Bacteria grow faster at warmer temperatures, and listeria is one of the deadliest foodborne illnesses. Protect your BBQ guests this summer by reading these tips on safe grilling practices.

Raw Pet Food

Have pets at home? Learn about the risks of raw pet food, and how to keep your pets and family safe.

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Road Rules for Food Safety

Hitting the road this summer? Bringing your favorite foods on the trip? Before you go, find out how to get the most out of your vacation by protecting your family from food poisoning.

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