National Nacho Day and Food Safety Awareness

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.

Unpasteurized Apple Cider & Food Illness

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.

Say No to Raw Cookie Dough

The FDA has issued warnings for people to not eat raw cookie dough and other products with untreated flour due to an E. coli risk and raw eggs from a salmonella risk.

Thanksgiving Turkey Food Safety Tips

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!

Holiday Food Safety Tips

This holiday season learn how to store, prepare, and serve food safely to prevent foodborne illness from ruining the holidays.

November is the Celebration of Food and Eating Safely

November is a time of celebration bringing family and friends together around a banquet of traditional foods and family recipes. But it does not have to be a season of food illness. Take a few simple steps to celebrate eating food safely in November.

Food Labels – Sell-By, Used-By & Best if Used By

Those “sell-by”, “use-by” and “best-if-used-by” dates that you see on food have nothing to do with food safety. They’re set by manufacturers, without federal oversight, and most often relate to what manufacturers feel is “peak” quality. The date label on food does not tell you if your food is safe to eat.

Freezing and Food Safety

Do you know how long your foods last in the freezer? Food stored constantly at 0°F will always be food safe. Only the quality suffers with lengthy freezer storage. View a helpful chart to let you know when you should use or toss.

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Compliance Dates

Are you confused about Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) compliance dates? There are new compliance dates for the rules that form the foundation of the implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).