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10 Food-Safety Resolutions for the New Year

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(This article by Diane Wright Hirsch, MPH, RD, a food-safety educator with the University of Connecticut Extension, was published here on Dec. 30, 2014, and is reposted with permission.) Food safety is not something we usually think of when we are making our New Year’s resolutions. In fact, it is likely that you will promise… Continue Reading

Learn the Basics to Keep Food Safe at Home

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