With severe weather predicted across the United States, public health officials are urging consumers to practice good food safety during power outages.

One important thing to remember is that placing perishable food outside in snow  does not provide the proper cooling to keep food safe.

The Food and Drug Administration

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Safely serving friends and family during the big game is a win for everyone; don’t fumble it this Super Bowl Sunday. Whether you’re ordering delivery or preparing and serving food to guests, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has some gameday plans to keep

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As the countdown to 2024 begins, celebratory get-togethers need to prioritize food safety. Amid the excitement and festivities, it’s crucial to ensure that the New Year’s Eve spread is not only delicious but also safe from potential foodborne hazards

Here is some advice to keep your celebrations foodborne illness-free:

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Once we have all had our Thanksgiving feast, avoiding waste and potential foodborne illnesses becomes our most important task. A careful approach to storing and reheating Thanksgiving leftovers can extend the joy of the holiday season without compromising health.

Here are some helpful tips:

The Two-Hour Rule:
Perishable items, including

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As the nation prepares for its most celebrated food holiday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is urging consumers to prioritize food safety during Thanksgiving preparations. The focus is on avoiding practices that could expose families to harmful bacteria in their holiday feast.

“Unsafe handling and undercooking your turkey can cause

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As Halloween approaches, families across the nation are gearing up for a night of fun, costumes, and, of course, treats. However, amidst the excitement, it’s crucial to ensure that food poisoning doesn’t sneak into your fall festivities. 

Whether you’re trick-or-treating with your little ones or hosting a Halloween bash, following

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