If your power goes out due to extreme weather, knowing how to determine if food is safe and how to keep food safe will help minimize the potential loss of food and reduce the risk of foodborne illness.
Going to the beach? While preparing for the heat – also plan ahead for food safety. While packing your lunches, remember to pack at least 2 cold sources to help your food stay safe throughout the whole day.
Fresh produce contaminated with Cyclospora can make people sick. Wash fruits, vegetables, and herbs thoroughly under running water before eating, cutting, or cooking to help prevent Cyclospora infection.
A farmer’s market is a great way to get locally-grown, fresh fruit, vegetables, and other foods. Unfortunately, several cases of foodborne illness have been connected with fruits and vegetables. Follow these easy food safety tips:
“Food facility”, “food establishment, or “food service establishment” all refer to an operation that stores, prepares, packages, serves, vends, or otherwise provides food for human consumption at the retail level.