Reduce Foodborne Illness with Education and Training

Food safety and sanitation are integral to operating a successful food service. The leading three causes of foodborne illness attributed to food service workers are: poor personal hygiene, improper holding temperatures, and improper cooling procedures.

Beach Food Safety Tips

Going to the beach? While preparing for the heat on your body – also plan on the effects of heat on your food.

Ground Turkey Burgers and Food Safety

Ground turkey burgers are becoming increasingly more popular as a tasty grilling option. Turkey is considered a leaner meat and is a good option for a healthier diet by reducing the amount of saturated fats consumed. However, you must follow important guidelines to properly handle and cook raw turkey meat to ensure food safety.

Food Safety for Summer Outings

During summer outings, warmer temperatures, humidity, and lack of home safety controls make situations favorable for bacteria to be uninvited guests during camping, hiking, cookouts, picnics and even road trips.

Farmer’s Markets Food Safety Tips

Visiting a local farmer’s market today or this weekend? Even though they have their own food safety rules, some items are exempt, so there are also basic guidelines that you should follow to ensure that the farm-fresh food is safe.

Leftover Food Safety Tips

Leftovers can be kept for 3-4 days in the refrigerator. Be sure to eat them within that time. After that, the risk of foodborne illness increases. If you don’t think you’ll be able to eat leftovers within four days, freeze them immediately.

National Grilling Month – Food Safety

National Grilling Month is here! Prevent harmful bacteria from making an appearance at your next cookout by following important food safe guidelines for a safe grilling season.

Food Safety Tips for National Grilling Month

July is National Grilling Month! Food poisoning peaks in the summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish. Prevent harmful bacteria from making an appearance at your next cookout and follow simple steps for a safe and enjoyable grilling season.