Food Safety for Holiday Raw Ground Beef Dishes

People in the Midwest enjoy a holiday favorite – raw ground beef – also know as “cannibal sandwiches” or “tiger meat”. Eating raw or undercooked ground beef and eggs poses a health risk.

Year of Increased Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

2018 saw a large increase in foodborne illness outbreaks. There were 24 outbreaks investigated by the CDC. This is the highest number compared to the past 12 years; easily doubling and tripling previous years.

Turkey Food Safety Tips

Since people only cook a turkey during the holiday season, they forget the safe procedures in the preparation and cooking a turkey to avoid food illness.

Holiday Pie Food Safety Tips

Learn more about preparing, cooking, and storing pies safely to ensure you and your family do not get a food illness.

Hanukkah Group Cooking Food Safety

Group cooking for Hanukkah guests – where foods are left out for long periods – leaves the door open for uninvited guests – bacteria that can cause foodborne illness.

Food Service Safety Month

Food Service Safety Month is observed in December and was established to remind everyone, from employees in the food service industry to people at home, that food safety is of great importance.

Food Safety for Group Cooking

Learn how to prepare and serve food safely for large groups for parties, holidays, family and community gatherings to prevent food illness.