Hosting a March Madness party? Celebration for NCAA basketball fans means planning fun ideas, hosting parties, and placing bets. But don’t let food illness ruin your festive gathering with friends and family. Follow simple food safety tips to keep your party free from dangerous bacteria.
Food safety is important for people living with diabetes. Diabetes can affect various organs and systems of the body, causing them not to function properly, and making a person more susceptible to infection and food illness.
March 3rd is National Cold Cuts Day. Cold cuts are also known as lunch meat, cooked meat, cold meat and deli meat. Cold cuts belong in a class of foods named Ready to Eat (RTE) foods. To remain food safe, they should be kept at temperatures below 41°F.
Anybody can get food poisoning, but most people don’t think about food safety until they or someone they know gets sick after eating contaminated food. Did you know that harmful bacteria can grow when perishable foods are left in the “Danger Zone” (40-140°F) for more than 2 hours?