Easter Turkey Food Safety Tips

Easter is a time for gathering and sharing with friends and family while having a lovely meal. Festive times for giving and sharing should not include sharing foodborne illness.

Egg Food Safety for Easter

When you’re decorating, cooking or hiding Easter eggs, extra care is needed as eggs are handled a great deal more than usual around Easter. Follow these tips:

Food Safety for Easter Gatherings

Learn how to prepare and serve food safely for large groups for the holidays, family reunions, church dinners, and community gatherings to prevent food illness.

Pie Safety on National Pi Day

Happy Pi Day! Whichever pie you choose – pizza or pastry – use simple food safety rules and procedures to keep them delicious and food safe!

Food Safety for March Madness Parties

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 for People with Diabetes

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.

National Cold Cuts Day and Food Safety

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.

Safe Food Temperatures and the “Danger Zone”

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?