Have you heard of Tiger Meat or Cannibal Sandwiches? If you’re from Wisconsin, I’m sure you have. I was introduced to this holiday tradition by my fiance’s family, who are all from northern Wisconsin.
The Partnership for Food Safety Education has scheduled its Consumer Food Safety Education (CFSE) Virtual Conference for March 9-12, 2021. It is the only conference in the U.S. dedicated to consumer food safety education.
The Environmental Protection Agency is extending the use of the pesticide Chlorpyrifos for some purposes. Hawaii, New York and California ban the use of the pesticide.
One of the most widely-used pesticides in agriculture, chlorpyrifos …
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This week, many will enjoy a delicious meal on Thanksgiving Day with family and friends — either in person or virtually. Taking the necessary steps toward safe food handling and sanitation will help protect…
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Editor’s note: Even if you have already made holiday plans, it’s not to late to change them to reduce the chance of contracting or spreading the coronavirus.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and
How often have you plopped a left-over baked potato, sill tightly wrapped in foil, on your kitchen counter, thinking you could heat it up or for a meal the next day or cut it…
Continue Reading Tune into these important food safety tips for cooked potatoes
A new school year is approaching and with it, changes to your usual routine.
“Parents are juggling many decisions as students may be returning to school for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic…
Continue Reading Simple steps can prevent serious back-to-school food poisoning
If you’re anything like me, the COVID-19 pandemic has left you with a lot of extra time around the house. For me and many others, this has meant diving into hobbies such as gardening. …
Continue Reading Safe methods for canning and garden produce preservation for novices
Cross contamination and temperature abuse are factors that played a role in an outbreak of Salmonella in Hong Kong earlier this year.
In May, the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health…
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has said it is aware of reports that China will begin testing foods for Coronavirus.
Frank Yiannas, Deputy Commissioner of Food Policy and Response at the FDA, wrote on…
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The official beginning of summer is coming up, but the season is already here for many who are taking the opportunity to get outside and spend time in nature this Father’s Day weekend.