What’s Thanksgiving or Christmas without your favorite homemade pumpkin pie? When you make them, also remember to make sure to refrigerate your pies to keep them food safe! Pumpkin pies are a custard-style pie made by using potentially hazardous foods such as eggs and milk.
Do not wash your turkey in preparation for cooking on Thanksgiving. It only spreads bacteria onto countertops and other surfaces and your hands. Only cooking the turkey thoroughly to 165°F kills any bacteria.
National Nacho Day is November 6th and if you plan on having your own fiesta and making your world famous nachos – it’s a good time to brush up on the proper food safety skills. View restaurant deals to help you celebrate #NationalNachosDay.
When the fall season arrives, people look forward to enjoying fresh apple cider and juices. Unfortunately, unpasteurized fresh apple cider and other unpasteurized juices have been linked with outbreaks of foodborne illness several times during the past.
A Thanksgiving meal can be stressful and be the largest meal cooked all year, leaving plenty of room for mistakes that could cause foodborne illness. To avoid making people sick, follow proper food safety procedures for a food safe Turkey Day!