Fall celebrations like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times for children, who can dress up in costumes, enjoy parties, and eat yummy treats. These celebrations also
It’s not unusual for children to be warned against eating too much candy less they suffer a tummy ache. But tonight of all nights, adults and children need to beware of potential dangers lurking among…
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Halloween celebrations can be a trick or a treat when it comes to food safety. Proper preparation by parents can go a long way for children of all ages who indulge in holiday activities and …
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Eating sweet treats is a big part of the fun on Halloween. Trick-or-treating can be a safer experience for children if you remember to follow these tips below. Also, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…
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Here are some simple steps, courtesy of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to help children and parents have a fun – and safe – Halloween:
- Children shouldn’t snack while they’re out trick-or-treating.
Rumors of witchcraft began spreading through the Salem Massachusetts colony prior to 1692 and helped fuel the turmoil between the different religious sects in the area. Life at that time was strictly governed by the…
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Halloween is a fun time of year for all ages. To make sure ghosts, witches and spiders are the only things to be afraid of on Halloween, follow these food safety tips:
With Halloween trick or treating and parties comes common sense advice to avoid unwrapped candy or treats that appear to have been tampered with. Beyond prepackaged candy, there are a few less apparent tips that
Halloween is just around the corner–pumpkins are sitting on patios, kids are trying to decide on a costume, and parents across the country are dreading the inevitable sugar highs that follow trick-or-treating.
As Halloween approaches,