The always unpleasant and sometimes devastating effects of foodborne illness are often compounded by the knowledge that the illness could have been prevented. Basic actions in the kitchen during preparation and storage of food can greatly reduce the likelihood of infection. It is hard to imagine a worse feeling that knowing your improperly prepared food… Continue Reading
Want tips on safely preparing a meal for your family at home? View this video from the International Food Information Council Foundation for information on how to “Be Food Safe” by cleaning, separating, cooking, and chilling.
Ground Beef: the Most Popular Meat Ground beef patties are the most popular beef item for United States consumers; nearly 12 billion hamburgers were consumed by Americans in 2007 (3). Ground beef patties are the most frequently grilled meat (1). Ground beef is also popular in other forms such as meat loaf, meat balls, sloppy… Continue Reading